Interview 7

Who Did You Interview?

  • Mother

Demographics That Might Provide Helpful Context for Their Responses

  • 57 years old
  • School teacher
  • Lives in a small town and grew up in a farming community

Key Findings from the Interview

  • What are your thoughts regarding how people are using water these days?
    • people are getting better - switching to water saving devices
    • still probably using a bit too much water
    • gardening - lawns use a lot of water, should embrace more native gardens
    • rainwater usage for gardens - change law so you can drink from rainwater tanks
  • What actions have you done to have a more sustainable use of water?
    • dual-flush toilet
    • rainwater tank
    • fill up dishwasher completely before uses
    • mulches the garden beds/has plants in pots
  • How would you like to foster more sustainable uses of water in the future?
    • add water tanks on houses
    • make sure there is still lots of bushland
    • making some water-saving devices (toilets, showerhead) mandatory
    • reduce sizes on lawns/ have more gardening beds.