BSU announces water conservation poster contest student winners

Drop Savers 2020 Water Conservation Poster Contest winners

Bonita Springs Utilities Inc. has announced winners of the 2020 “Drop Savers” water conservation poster contest:
 Alinna Barrozo, Bonita Springs Elementary first-grade student, Division 1;
 Yesica Marcos, Bonita Springs Elementary third-grade student, Division 2;
 Nathalie Ricardo, Bonita Springs Elementary fourth-grade student, Division 3; and
 Xingyi “Lorena” Huang, Bonita Springs Middle, sixth-grade student, Division 4.

Conducted in partnership with the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association, BSU coordinated with Bonita Springs and Estero elementary and middle schools to encourage students to create a poster depicting a water conservation idea. The contest helps students learn about and promote water awareness and the importance of water conservation in their daily routines.

The winners were chosen based on the water conservation message, creativity and originality depicted through their artwork. BSU awarded each winner with an award certificate, a $50 Target gift card and a $25 Royal Scoop gift card.

“Water conservation is an important topic for all ages,” said John R. Jenkins, BSU executive director. “The earlier we can introduce this topic to our youth, the earlier we can create and reinforce water-saving habits that they’ll carry throughout their lives.”

BSU encourages water conservation by all members. Resources on how to reduce water usage are available at Members can also contact the customer service department at 239-992-0711 for information on how to conserve water inside and outside the home.

Bonita Springs Utilities Inc. is a not-for-profit water and wastewater utility cooperative founded by local citizens in 1970. The member-owned utility provides service in the City of Bonita Springs, the Village of Estero and unincorporated South Lee County. The utility is recognized as an industry leader with awards from the American Water Works Association, Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Florida Water Environment Association.

For more information, visit the BSU website at

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