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Poster competition winners announced

Gippsland Water has announced the winners of this year’s National Water Week poster competition.

The competition attracted hundreds of entries from primary school children across Gippsland.

The winners for each category were;

  • Levi Henkel (Prep) - St Mary’s Primary School, Maffra,
  • Laura Casella (Grade 2/3) – St Mary’s Catholic Primary School Sale,
  • Emma Best (Grade 3/4) - St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Sale,
  • and Tara Dunsmuir (Grade 5/6) – St Mary’s Primary School, Maffra.
  • Certificates and prizes for the winning students were awarded during school assembly.

    Levi’s entry received the most votes from Gippsland Water employees, thereby also winning $500 for his school to put towards a sustainability project.

    General Manager Customer and Community Paul Clark said that he was delighted with the range of artistic interpretations of this year’s theme.

    "Our judges had their work cut out for them in selecting a short list of entries before we opened it up to staff at our Traralgon office for final judging," he said.

    National Water Week makes a splash across Australia during the third week of October each year. It acts as a timely reminder that access to clean water is hugely important to every aspect of our daily lives and that we each have a role to play in ensuring that we protect our natural environments and use water wisely.

    The theme for National Water Week this year was .

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