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What is your position on the proposal to increase water rates to Tucson Water customers in unincorporated Pima County?

1024 unregistered responses


How would you rate your level of support or opposition to the proposal to increase water rates to Tucson Water customers in unincorporated Pima County?

Response Percent Response Count
Very Opposed 83.3% 853
Somewhat Opposed 4.9% 50
Neutral 0.8% 8
Somewhat Supportive 2.3% 24
Very Supportive 6.8% 70
I don't have enough information to decide. 1.9% 19

If the rates are increased, how would you prioritize the use of additional revenues by Tucson Water? Place the following items in order of priority:

Average priorities over 1024 responses
  1. Describe the significance of this item

    Fund infrastructure rehabilitation and replacement, and improve service levels in unincorporated areas.
  2. Learn more about the existing green stormwater infrastructure program at tucsonaz.gov/gsi

    Fund additional green stormwater infrastructure throughout the Tucson Water service area
  3. Describe the significance of this item

    Pay down utility debt .
  4. This will support the Tucson Million Trees goal 

    Fund a “Tree-bate” program to provide rebates to customers who purchase and plant desert-adapted trees
  5. Describe the significance of this item

    Other
  6. Describe the significance of this item

    Fund low-income assistance program offered to all Tucson Water customers .
  7. The program provides grants and loans to install water harvesting systems.

    Increase funding for Tucson Water's low-income rainwater harvesting program
  8. Describe the significance of this item

    Cancel existing water delinquency debt for families enrolled in Tucson Water's low-income program

If you selected "Other" as one of your top 3 priorities please, indicate what you would prioritize with the additional funds.

Answered
238
Skipped
786

Do you have any additional comments?

Answered
483
Skipped
541

Do you (check all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
Live in the greater Tucson area 72.4% 738
Live in the City of Tucson 15.6% 159
Work in Tucson 37.1% 378
Visit Tucson 16.2% 165
Own property in Tucson 41.6% 424
Own a business in Tucson 9.4% 96
Rent in Tucson 4.4% 45
Go to school in Tucson 5.8% 59
Serve on City Council, Board, Commission, or city staff 1.4% 14
Other 7.7% 79

What is your age?

Response Percent Response Count
15-19 0.2% 2
20-24 0.4% 4
25-34 7.1% 72
35-44 18.6% 190
45-54 18.4% 188
55-59 11.2% 114
60-64 11.9% 121
65-74 24.7% 252
75-84 7.4% 75
85 and over 0.2% 2

With which racial and ethnic group do you identify? (select all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.6% 16
Asian or Asian American 2.8% 29
Black or African American 1.7% 17
Hispanic, Latino or Spanish origin 10.6% 108
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.7% 7
White or Caucasian 53.4% 545
Other 5.8% 59
Prefer not to disclose 30.3% 309

How do you describe your gender identity?

Response Percent Response Count
Female 46.4% 473
Male 28.2% 288
Non-binary 0.6% 6
Genderqueer 0.2% 2
Agender 0.2% 2
Other 3.3% 34
Prefer not to disclose 21.1% 215

What is your zip or postal code?

Response Percent Response Count
85321 0.2% 2
85341 0.6% 6
85611 0.3% 3
85614 0.7% 7
85619 0.1% 1
85622 0.2% 2
85641 6.9% 70
85645 0.1% 1
85653 1.3% 13
85658 0.4% 4
85701 0.5% 5
85704 4.8% 49
85705 0.9% 9
85706 0.4% 4
85708 0.1% 1
85710 0.9% 9
85711 3.8% 39
85712 0.7% 7
85713 2.0% 20
85714 0.4% 4
85715 2.7% 28
85716 2.1% 21
85718 16.8% 171
85719 1.2% 12
85726 0.1% 1
85730 2.1% 21
85735 3.0% 31
85736 2.3% 23
85737 0.2% 2
85739 0.1% 1
85741 1.5% 15
85742 2.4% 24
85743 1.6% 16
85745 5.5% 56
85746 2.1% 21
85747 0.7% 7
85748 1.7% 17
85749 14.8% 151
85750 11.5% 117
85755 0.3% 3
85756 0.6% 6
85757 1.1% 11
Other 1.0% 10

What is the highest degree or level of school that you have completed?

Response Percent Response Count
Less than high school 0.3% 3
High school or GED 2.5% 26
Trade School/Certification Program 2.3% 23
Some college, no degree 11.6% 118
Associate degree 6.5% 66
Bachelor's degree 31.0% 316
Advanced degree beyond a bachelor’s degree 35.3% 360
Prefer not to say 10.6% 108
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June 8, 2021, 11:03 PM
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The program provides grants and loans to install water harvesting systems.

Describe the significance of this item

Describe the significance of this item

Describe the significance of this item

Describe the significance of this item

Describe the significance of this item

Learn more about the existing green stormwater infrastructure program at tucsonaz.gov/gsi

This will support the Tucson Million Trees goal 


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