Protect Our Watersheds Art Contest

New Jersey American Water is now accepting applications for its 2021 Protect Our Watersheds art contest!


The contest is open to fourth-grade students in schools served byArt Contest MEME - NJ.jpg New Jersey American Water, as well as to students who live in the company’s service area.

We encourage students to tap into their creativity to express the importance of protecting natural water resources through art!

Entries should reflect positive messages about why our watersheds are valuable and how we can protect them. All artwork must be the student’s original work. Artwork, on standard white 8.5” X 11” paper is preferred, and should not exceed 11” x 17” in size. Acceptable media are paint (water colors or oil), colored pencil, markers or pastels. All entries must be postmarked by November 19, 2021 with judging to take place in December 2021. 

Click here for the full guidelines and application form. For tips and ideas about how to protect our watersheds, click here. 


For more information, contact New Jersey American Water’s External Affairs team at