Sunday, February 24, 2008

Declare your love of tap water...on video and film

Have you got love for tap water? Food & Water Watch is challenging college students from around the US to declare their love for tap water -- and get it on film in the I Heart Tap Water Video Contest!

I Heart Tap Water Student Video Contest, Sponsored by Food & Water Watch


The Challenge
To produce a 30 second to 3 minute video video that includes the following three elements:

1. A declaration of your love for tap water
2. Some discussion about bottled water consumption
3. Make the case for why your school or any campus should give up bottled water

The Prize

* Our first place winner will receive a $1,500 award, and his or her video will be featured prominently on the Take Back the Tap website;
* the second place runner-up will receive a $500 prize; and
* the third place winner will receive a Take Back the Tap gift bag.

The winner will be chosen by a panel of prestigious judges, including leaders in environment and film.

The Dates
The contest begins on February 14th, 2008 and submissions will be accepted until April 14th, 2008.

How to Enter
Visit for details.

Promote Tap Water
Show your love of tap water by posting this banner on your blog.

1. Download this image ("right click" or "control click" and "save as") by visiting:

2. Upload the image to wherever you host your pictures, post it in a blog entry (or on your sidebar), and link it to to

3. Be sure to let us know about your site by tagging your post with takebackthetap on either or technorati!

About Food & Water Watch
Food & Water Watch is a nonprofit consumer organization that works to ensure clean water and safe food. We challenge the corporate control and abuse of our food and water resources by empowering people to take action and by transforming the public consciousness about what we eat and drink.

Food & Water Watch works with grassroots organizations around the world to create an economically and environmentally viable future. Through research, public and policymaker education, media, and lobbying, we advocate policies that guarantee safe, wholesome food produced in a humane and sustainable manner and public, rather than private, control of water resources including oceans, rivers, and groundwater.


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