Livermore Students Recognized for Water Conservation Artwork

News Release

The City of Livermore, California Water Service (Cal Water), and Zone 7 Water Agency announce the winners of this year’s Livermore Water Conservation Art Contest


Livermore, CA (April 26, 2022) – Ten Livermore students were recognized in this year’s Livermore Water Conservation Art Contest at the April 25th Livermore City Council Meeting. This contest is an annual competition for Livermore’s K – 12th grade students to use artwork to explain the importance of water conservation.

“We are delighted at the high number of participants in this year’s art contest. These amazing student artists have shown that they have learned about how water flows from the Sierra Nevada mountains all the way to our taps here in the Tri-Valley,” said Anthony Smith, City of Livermore Interim Water Resources Division Manager.

The grand prize winner of this year’s contest was Ananya Garg, a 7th grader at Mendenhall Middle School, who’s artwork showed the journey of a single water droplet from snowfall to our homes. Abagail Dow, a homeschooled 4th grader, was awarded second place in the competition, while Annapoorani Amarnath, a 7th grader at Mendenhall Middle School, was awarded third place. Honorable mention awards were also presented to:

  • Akshara Vishwak, Lawrence Elementary School kindergartener
  • Junwoo Hong, Sunset Elementary School 1st grader
  • Matthew Seong, homeschooled 2nd grader
  • Jude Mitsumata, Lawrence Elementary School 2nd grader
  • Dongkeon Park, Sunset Elementary School 2nd grader
  • Vaidehi Chaudhari, Joe Michell K – 8 School 8th grader
  • Vedika Chaudhari, Joe Michell K – 8 School 8th grader

Artwork from all ten finalists can be viewed online at and in-person at the Livermore Chamber of Commerce, located at 2157 First Street, during the month of May in celebration of “Drinking Water Awareness Month”. To learn more about Livermore Water Conservation Art Contest,  visit


Photo #1: Grand prize winner Ananya Garg with Livermore Vice Mayor Gina Bonanno, Cal Water Regional Community Affairs Specialist Robert Seeley, and Zone 7 Board President Angela Ramirez Holmes. 
Photo #2: “A Water Droplet’s Journey” by Ananya Garg received the grand prize in the 2022 Livermore Water Conservation Art Contest.