Melissa Estes, 13, of Cave Springs took 1st Place in the 4H Division of the 2012 Beaver Lake Photo Contest. The contest was held for the third year in conjunction with the 7th Annual Secchi Day on Beaver Lake and the Benton County Fair. Erin Mertes, 15, of Cave Springs, took 2nd place, and Holly Holmes Smith, 15, of Pea Ridge, took 3rd place. Winners’ photos were displayed at Prairie Creek Recreation Area on Aug. 18th during Secchi Day. Winners received recognition during Secchi Day along with Gift Certificates for best photos featuring Beaver Lake. To see the photos, link to the Beaver Water District’s Facebook page. Or visit the photo gallery on this website.
Audubon Arkansas, Beaver Water District, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Beaver Lake, the U.S. Geological Survey, the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, Hobbs State Park, Arkansas Master Naturalists, the Association for Beaver Lake Environment, Beaver Watershed Alliance, Arkansas Game & Fish Commission, and Ozarks Water Watch are co-sponsors of Secchi Day on Beaver Lake.
Beaver Water District supplies drinking water to more than 300,000 people and industries in Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers, Bentonville and surrounding areas. The District’s mission is to serve our customers’ needs by providing high quality drinking water that meets or exceeds all regulatory requirements and is economically priced consistent with our quality standards.