Public opinion on water by issue
Severe weather and other climate change impacts have been covered by some polls in recent years.
Surveys have asked people about their water use habits and offered insights into why people conserve.
Some surveys have asked people about their water bills and their willingness to pay more.
In recent years, epic dry spells in California and elsewhere have prompted many surveys to focus on drought.
Several polls have examined the public’s views on water works and whether they support increased spending on infrastructure.
Pollution and other water quality issues are featured prominently in many polls.
Especially in the American West, many questions have asked about the future of water supplies.