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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Cowlitz Clean Waters 2019 Student “Solutions to Stormwater Pollution” video contest

Cowlitz Clean Waters, the regional public education campaign targeting stormwater pollution, is sponsoring its second annual student video contest. The contest is open to all high school students (grades 9-12) within Cowlitz County, including public, private and homeschooled students.

Students are invited to showcase their creativity, talent and environmental awareness by producing 30-second video public service announcements to help promote behavior change to address stormwater pollution and clean up our waters here in Cowlitz County. 

The grand prize winning entry will receive a $500 Amazon gift card, with $250 and $150 gift cards for the second and third place winners, respectively. Entry in the contest is free. The video contest rules and entry forms can be found online at

The deadline for submitting entry forms is February 28, 2019. If you have questions, you may contact Van McKay at the City of Kelso at 360-577-3323.

Cowlitz Clean Waters is a collaborative initiative of the City of Kelso, City of Longview, Cowlitz County, Consolidated Drainage Improvement District #1 (CDID#1), Kelso School District, Longview School District, Washington State University (WSU) Cowlitz County Extension and the Lower Columbia College.

This partnership is committed to developing a public information and education campaign to help inform the Lower Columbia region about the impacts of stormwater runoff on our local waterways and to affect behavior changes and water quality improvements in our communities.

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