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Agua Pura

Winners of the HCN reader photography contest


As drought continues across the West, we find ourselves newly aware of the wonder of water — the subject of this year’s photo contest. Readers submitted 100 images, seeking to capture what makes water so precious. Here, you can see our readers’ choice, the editors’ choice, an honorable mention and some other favorite submissions. To see the rest of the photo entries, visit the contest page.