Sweetwater Authority makes it convenient and easy for teachers to offer their students a new experience, while fulfilling California State Standards on water topics. 

School Mini Grants

Apply for a mini grant* to assist with your water curriculum. Applications for mini grant funds will be available in August 2019. 

Water Assemblies

Sweetwater Authority has arranged for Ms. Smarty-Plants™ at The Water Conservation Garden to provide free assemblies* to schools in the Authority’s service area. Assemblies are fun and interactive, and can accommodate grades K through 6th.

To book an assembly, visit or call 619-660-0614 ext. 16.
If booking online, please use the promo code SWEETWATER18ASSEMBLY.

Assemblies meet Common Core, CA State Standards, STEM and NGSS.

*Funding is limited. Assemblies & mini grants will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Elementary School Poster Contest

The "Water is Life" poster contest enhances students’ understanding of the importance of water. The contest is open to elementary schools in the Authority’s service area.

Click here for the 2019 Poster Contest flyer and information packet.   

High School Photo Contest

The High School Photo Contest is a yearly contest open to all high school students who live or attend school within Sweetwater Authority's service area. Click here to view the 2019 winning photos. 

Additional Information & Resources

For more information about Sweetwater Authority's Water Education Programs, please call 619-409-6781, or email School Education.
The San Diego County Water Authority also offers resources for teachers and schools. For information on their programs, please visit San Diego County Water Authority