Interview 4

Who Did You Interview?

  • Boyfriend

Demographics That Might Provide Helpful Context for Their Responses

  • 23 years old
  • Geologist
  • Lives in Indonesia

Key Findings from the Interview

  • Does not think that water is a scarce resource:
  1. No. because the water cycle dictates that it is a closed system. But 2% is clean and drinkable. If contaminated then clean water can be considered a scarce resource.
  2. It depends on accessibility as well. In indonesia it is but in england it isnt a scare resource
  3. Filtration systems, aquifers
  • Concerns:
  1. Concerned about accessibility to clean drinking water
  2. Demand for water will increase because population density
  3. Those most at risk are the poorer people
  4. Scared that if we’re not sustainable with water use in general, we’re going to over pump natural aquifers and cause subsidence/pollution
  • How would you like to foster more sustainable uses of water in the future:
  1. Like to pay more attention to water usage when paying bills to make sure not to overuse water
  2. Use special taps in showers to limite water use
  3. Continue to adopt techniques that do not cause unnecessary waste ex: dont leave water tap on.