water is life logoThe Inland Empire Utilities Agency offers a “Water is Life” Student Art Poster Contest annually. Using the theme “Water is Life,” students in Grades K-12 in IEUA’s service area are invited to create an art poster depicting various water uses, ways to use water more efficiently, or water conservation topics.

Recommended topics include:

  • At school
  • In the environment
  • In agriculture
  • In business & industry
  • In recreation
  • Use of drought-tolerant plants
  • Use of efficient irrigation systems

The contest for the 2021/2022 school year has begun! The deadline to submit artwork is April 1, 2021. All entries must include a Poster Info Card and Parental Approval Form. For more information, or for a flyer, contact Yvonne Lam at ylam@ieua.org.


We received so many creative posters for the 2019/2020 contest and would like to thank everyone for their submissions. Congratulations to all our 2020 Water is Life Poster Contest winners! Here are the posters from each category that were submitted to Metropolitan Water District’s regional poster contest.