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Questions - Water Shortage - April 6-7, 2015

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National Survey of 800 American Adults

Conducted April 6-7, 2015
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How closely have you followed news reports about the water situation in California?

 

2* California Governor Jerry Brown has ordered a mandatory 25 percent reduction in water use for much of his state as a four-year drought continues. Do you favor or oppose government regulation of personal water use like this in a drought situation?

 

3* Do you trust the government to fairly ration water in a crisis situation?

 

4* How likely is it that California will be required to make further reductions in water use to get through the current water crisis?

 

5* Are California’s current water problems part of the natural cycle of things or part of a larger and growing environmental problem?

 

6* How dependable is the water supply in the area where you live?

 

7* Has your area ever experienced water shortages that affected how much water you could use?

 

8* Does your state or locality do enough to protect and preserve its water supply?

 

9* Do you keep some water stored away in the event the water supply is cut off for some reason?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence