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Mayor Presents “Drop Savers” Awards to Students for Conservation-Themed Art; Proclaims May 6-12 National Drinking Water Week in the City of Melbourne

Post Date:04/25/2018 9:55 AM

To celebrate National Drinking Water Week, Mayor Kathy Meehan issued a proclamation at the April 24 City Council meeting naming the week of May 6 - May 12 as a time to encourage all citizens and businesses to protect our source waters from pollution and to practice water conservation.

At the meeting, Carolynn Esposito, a 7th grader at Hoover Middle School, and Ava Reynolds, a 5th grader at Ocean Breeze Elementary School, were presented with awards for their winning posters in the Drop Savers Poster Contest. The poster contest is sponsored by the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association.

Drop Savers winners with Mayor Meehan and Jennifer Wilster at the April 24, 2018, City Council Meeting
Ava Reynolds, Mayor Kathy Meehan, ECO Division Manager Jennifer Wilster and Carolynn Esposito.

Each year the "Drop Savers” Water Conservation Poster Contest encourages students to create posters depicting a water conservation ideas in slogan form, drawing form, or both. The contest allows students to promote water awareness and the importance of water conservation in their daily routines.

“Save the Water to Save the Planet” by Ava Reynolds, Ocean Breeze Elementary School.


2018 Winning Drop Savers Poster by Carolynn Esposito of Hoover Middle School

“When You Save Water You Save More Than Just Your Own Life” by Carolynn Esposito, Hoover Middle School.


Carolynn Esposito and Ava Reynolds.

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