Survey on Water Scarcity & Conservation Essay examples

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Survey on Water Scarcity & Conservation Water is becoming a limited natural resource in the world. In an article published on National Geographic website about “Fresh Water Crisis” [1] it has mentioned that out of the 70% of water which is covering the earth, only 2.5% is suitable for drinking and just 1% of fresh water is easily accessible. In the same article the author talks about how people are wasting this limited resource. The growing scarcity of water is due to the rapid growth of population, rising demand for food and cash crops, increasing urbanization and rising standard of living. On the other hand people are writing articles and papers about how to solve this scarcity issue and all the resources presented about …show more content…
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There were five direct questions asked during the survey and all were selections, so that users can complete it within few seconds. First question was about the responder’s gender. Intention of this question was to find out any relationship between the survey result and the gender. Second question was about the percentage of fresh water available on earth, the purpose of this question was to check whether the responder knowledge on this matter and at the same time to check whether the picture help them on making the decision. Next comes the 3rd question where the user was able to give a rating on what they think of Water Scarcity so that we will be able to see how much they are aware of the situation. 4th question was intended to see whether the responder did anything to avoid Water Scarcity by participating in water conservation activities. Final question was used to check whether the user is up to do something about water scarcity issue and depending on the results we can get a idea on whether to launch more program on water conservation.

The survey was created and carried out through the famous survey website called www.surveymonkey.com, sample of the survey can be found at the end of this paper. 80 people were involved in the survey and 40 people were given the version 1 of the survey and next 40 got the version 2 of the survey. Responders were asked to study the picture before they start doing

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