On Thursday, October 14th, the Iowa Finance Authority and Iowa Department of Natural Resources announced a contest to encourage Iowans to share their hometown pride for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind water tower design.
The water tower design will be created by Iowa artist Laura Palmer, with design installation provided as well. This contest is in recognition of the importance of water quality and the State Revolving Fund’s efforts to assist communities with water quality improvement projects.
How to Enter
In order to enter the contest, communities must create a 1-minute video highlighting their hometown pride and featuring a water element in the community.
Video submissions will be accepted from Tuesday, October 19- Tuesday, November 16. A public voting period will take place from November 17-24 to determine the winner.
Full contest details are available at www.iowasrf.com.
About the State Revolving Fund
The State Revolving Fund is one of Iowa’s primary sources for financing projects designed to improve Iowa’s water quality. Two funds, one for drinking water and one for wastewater and pollution control, have provided a total of more than $4.3 billion in water quality assistance to nearly 700 Iowa communities in addition to farmers, watershed groups and others for water quality projects. The program is jointly administered by the Iowa Finance Authority and Iowa Department of Natural Resources.