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For Students

Otay Water District offers a variety of water related activities just for students.  Through contests and activities available free of charge, students living in the Otay Water District service area can learn more about saving water, using water responsibly and then share this knowledge with others through drawings, photos and videos.

Poster and Photo Contests

Teachers, encourage your students to enter one of our contests and win a prize. The deadline for the 2014 contests is on March 17, 2014.  Visit the "Student Photo Contest" or "Student Poster Contest "webpages  for information and ideas.

Science Projects: materials and information are available for student science projects. Click here to find out about awards for water-related projects. Grades 7-12.


Test Your WaterSense


From the Otay Water District -
Why doesn't water sink?
Floating Water?
Water Skin
Additional Material -
Kids Stuff
Water Cycle
Water Indoors


Links for Teens 

United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Learn about the latest in environmental happenings. Links to the newsroom and other current information.
EPA Student Pages - Middle and high school students can explore a wide range of environmental issues.
EPA Wetlands, Oceans & Watersheds - Middle and high school students learn how the EPA and its partners are working together on a watershed basis to protect the nation's water resources. Many good links and information.
 Ground Water and Drinking Water - The Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (OGWDW), together with states, tribes, and its many partners, protects public health by ensuring safe drinking water and protecting ground water.
California Law - An easy way to search California Water Codes. A well-organized, friendly site.
State Water Resources Control Board - Water education, water rights, water quality, Coastal Commission, non-point source pollution, many links, and much more are all explored on this site.
Colorado Water Knowledge - Facts about Colorado River water: management of the River; The Law of the River; interstate compacts; Colorado water rights law; and federal, state, and local administrative agencies.