DU Sponsors Water Conservation Program and Art Contest in Area Schools

(L to R) Marketing intern Lonny Ying, Bradley Wilson of the Creative Arts Guild and Lori McDaniel, Dalton Utilities spokesperson.

During the 2011-12 school year, Dalton Utilities provided 3rd grade teachers in Dalton Public Schools and 4th grade teachers in Whitfield County Schools with resource packets for the program,  “I’m In The Know About H20,” which was designed to help teach students the importance of water conservation and preservation of drinking water sources.  Teachers in the 3rd and 4th grades at Christian Heritage also received the materials. This program was designed to help students understand that water is an essential and limited resource and what each of us can do to protect and conserve water in a fun and interactive atmosphere.

As part of the “I’m in the Know About H20” program, students submitted artwork that highlighted important water conservation tips.   The artwork was judged by Bradley Wilson, Visual Arts Director for the Creative Arts Guild; Liz Swafford, executive director of Keep Dalton-Whitfield Beautiful, Utility marketing intern Lonny Ying and Utility marketing staff members Lori McDaniel, Marti Bryson and Heather Atkins.

The winning entries will be displayed on the Dalton Utilities website later this month.  For more information on water conservation, please go to www.dutil.com.