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Science Fair

The Tampa Water Department recognizes one outstanding Hillsborough Regional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fair project at the Elementary, Middle and High School levels with the Drinking Water Award. The award-winning student receive a cash prize, a Certificate of Achievement and a Water Conservation Kit.

  • Elementary Division Science Fair

Elementary School Division Criteria (38 KB, PDF)

This year's (2012) Elementary School DRINKING WATER AWARD Winner was:

GRACE PIPP from Westchase Elementary School for her project:

"Rollin on the River"- explored the effects on water quality in the Hillsborough River by different types of community development: park, residential, or downtown

Elementary Drinking Water Award Winner

 

  • Junior Division Science Fair

Middle School Division Criteria (39 KB, PDF)

This year's (2012) Middle School DRINKING WATER AWARD Winner was:

BILLY GIBBS of Martinez Middle School for his project:

"Populated Waters" - investigated whether the population of homes surrounding a lake affects the water quality of the lake

Middle School Drinking Water Award Project

 

  • Senior Division Science Fair

High School Division Criteria (39 KB, PDF)

This year's (2012) High School DRINKING WATER AWARD Winner was:

JOSHUA GLOW from King High School for his project:

"The Electromagnetic Field Effects of Hydrokinetic Energy Sources on Freshwater Ecosystems in the Hillsborough County Watershed" -examined how electromagnetic fields in hydrokinetic technology could affect the freshwater ecosystems of the Hillsborough County watershed

High School Drinking Water Award Winner

(page last reviewed: 4/20/12)