Photo Contest

2022 VWMC Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to all who participated, and congratulations to the winning photos.  One winner was selected in each category: Water Monitoring, Water in Nature, and Water Treatment. All entries will be shown during the VWMC Conference on August 4, 2022.

Water Monitoring

Winning Photo:

    • Maintenance of monitoring buoy at Stingray Point, off mouth of the Rappahannock. (Photo taken by Kaitlyn Parker)






Honorable Mention:

    • Sondes at sunset on the York River (Photo taken by Kaitlyn Parker)







    • Rapid bioassessment in Blackwater Creek by Randolph College environmental science students (Photo taken by Karin Warren)






Water in Nature

Winning Photo:

    • Foggy sunrise at Lee Hall Reservoir (Photo taken by Andrew Rich)





Honorable Mention:

    • Piankatank River at Freeport Landing (Photo taken by Kaitlyn Parker)





    • Snake playing peek-a-boo at Lee Hall Reservoir (Photo taken by James McCabe)




    • Great Blue Heron over the James River in Richmond (Photo taken by Jenn Clarke)




Water Treatment

Winning Photo:

    • Baptist Run stream restoration project in York County (Photo taken by James McCabe)





Honorable Mention:

    • Richmond’s skyline from its wastewater treatment plant (Photo taken by Jenn Clarke)




    • Oxygenation system repair at Falling Creek Reservoir (Photo taken by Cecelia Wood)