Public concerns about water pollution between 2002 and 2017 in the pacific northwest, USA
作者: Robert L. MahlerMichael E. BarberRobert Simmons
作者单位: 1Department of Soil and Water Systems, University of Idaho, USA
2Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Utah, USA
3Jefferson County Extension, Washington State University, USA
刊名: International Journal of Environmental Impacts: Management, Mitigation and Recovery, 2019(1), pp.17-26
来源数据库: WIT Press
DOI: 10.2495/EI-V2-N1-17-26
关键词: Drinking waterPublic concernsPublic opinionWater contaminantsWater qualityWater quantity
原始语种摘要: Water is considered the most important natural resource in the four Pacific Northwestern states (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington). Public attitudes about water resource issues and needs were determined using a mail-based survey instrument every 5 years (2002, 2007, 2012 and 2017). The survey questions were identical over the 15-year period. The statistically designed survey study was also designed to measure change over the 15-year time period. Four specific survey questions were evaluated in this article. In 2017, over 83% of the public considered their home drinking water safe; however, this value was lower and compared unfavourably to the 93.1% who considered their drinking water safe in 2002. In 2017, 43.8, 40.7, 28.3, 25.3, 19.4 and 14.8% of residents considered phosphates,...
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  • about 大约
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  • USA United States Of America
  • quality 品质
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  • general 普遍的
  • over 在上方