The Wellesley Department of Public Works (DPW) is running a social media contest this month to raise awareness about everyday stormwater concerns. Residents can take pictures of stormwater subjects, post them on Town social media pages with the tag #ThinkBlueWellesley, and win gift cards.
The campaign is designed to help the DPW fulfill Educational and Outreach requirements for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit program.
The contest is coordinated in part with Think Blue Massachusetts, a Statewide educational campaign to help residents and businesses reduce polluted runoff and keep Massachusetts lakes, rivers, and streams clean and healthy.
The contest started on August 3 and runs through Monday, August 24, 2020. To participate, take pictures that contain:
Contest photos should be uploaded to Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #ThinkBlueWellesley and tagged with the respective Town of Wellesley profile in the photo caption (@TownOfWellesley on Instagram or Facebook). Terms and conditions may apply.
Entries that meet the contest criteria (relevant subject, correct tag and hashtag) will be contacted by the DPW to fill out a form to be entered into a final drawing for a $100 Amazon gift card.