2018 Mayor's Water Challenge

earth day competition

In honor of Earth Day, Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome is excited for Baton Rouge to participate in the 2018 Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation. Watch the video below to learn more:

take the pledge

Baton Rouge residents can participate and enter to win prizes by signing up here.

school participation

Click here to download the informational packet with all of the details about the competition.

Teachers: click here to begin the pledge and follow these instructions:

  1. Select the option to take the pledge using your email address.
  2. When prompted to “search for your city” type in “Baton Rouge” and select the “Baton Rouge, Louisiana” option (even if your school is located in the city of Baker, Central, or Zachary).
  3. As you go through the pledge, explain to students what they are committing to in each section.
  4. At the end, provide your email address and the number of students who are in your class and making the pledge.
  5. IMPORTANT – make sure you click the box to enter the sweepstakes drawing! Once you do, you will be asked to enter more information about your school such as your school name, address, phone number, and grade level – this step is critical so that we can track what school is participating. When prompted to enter the name of charity to win the 2018 Toyota, you can enter a charity of your choice, or put “N/A”. You DO NOT need to submit student names or paste in a roster.

for more information

For any questions about this competition, please contact Michael Lowe with the Department of Environmental Services at [email protected] or (225) 389-3240.