2018 "Importance of your Water" Photo Contest

Welcome to the City of Griffin Stormwater Division’s “Importance of your Water” Annual Photography Contest

Septermber 2018 Featured Photograph for the City of Griffin Stormwater Division’s “Importance of your Water” Annual Photography Contest

The following photograph, taken by Shanda Delay, is titled “Stream Channel”.  Stream channels untouched by man are rare in the county. The signs of man can be found in the form of old pipes, trash and severe erosion. At the same time, they are places of incredibly beauty and peace. When they can be protected, they are home to fish, insects, salamanders, frogs, reptiles, plants and mammals.  In October, Griffin holds its annual Stream Clean-up.  Citizens of Griffin/Spalding will come together to clear the stream channels of choking trash and debris, making them healthier habitats.

A winning photograph will be featured here each month.  Each photo will be accompanied by an educational message.  A traveling display of all of the photos will be set up in Griffin. Let us know if you would like to host the traveling display!

Interested in entering the photo contest next year?  Photographs taken within Griffin-Spalding County will be accepted in March of 2019.  The photos should reflect how important clean water is to all of us.  Themes can include natural settings, wildlife, municipal water/wastewater/stormwater, recreation or pollution.  Photos for the 2019 contest must be taken after March 2018.

Contact Brice Martin at bmartin@cityofgriffin.com or Alexa Robinson at arobinson@cityofgriffin.com for questions or if you wish to have the traveling display featured at your building. 

Special thanks to everyone that entered the contest and to our photography contest judges, Bob Rice, Bonnie Morét and Dan Dunnahoo.

Check back next month to see the next featured photograph and photographer!

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