Durham Saves Water

Durham Saves Water is a Department of Water Management site that makes it easy to find valuable information on water-related matters in Durham. The Department of Water Management serves Durham residents by providing high quality drinking water, superior customer service, environmental protection through effective wastewater treatment, infrastructure maintenance and conservation, and by maintaining compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements.


Theme: The Power of Water

We are excited to announce our 2021 Water Conservation Poster Contest! Each year the City of Durham’s Department of Water Management celebrates National Drinking Water Week (May 2 - 8, 2021), by sponsoring a water conservation poster contest. This contest brings attention to the importance of water as a resource through art created by our Durham youth in kindergarten through eighth grade.

New this year!


In order to allow for more flexibility as our community adapts to life during the COVID-19 pandemic, submissions will be accepted via direct mail or electronically through our online form. We also require that all submissions be 8.5 x 11 inches to help keep the competition equitable. All poster entries must be submitted according to the guidelines (PDF) no later than March 26, 2021.

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