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Local students win conservation art awards

Three Lakewood Ranch students are recognized by county utilities officials.

LAKEWOOD RANCH – Three Lakewood Ranch High School (LRHS) Mustangs have won the 2021 Water Conservation poster contest hosted by the Manatee County Utilities Department.

Every year Manatee County Utilities Department hosts the 'Drop Savers' Water Conservation Poster Contest, organized by the Florida Section American Water Works Association (FSAWWA).

The goal of the contest is to promote awareness and importance of water conservation in daily routines. Sixteen Manatee County schools participated in the 2021 contest.

The first-place winning entries from each division were sent to the statewide 'Drop Savers' contest.