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

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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 82.5% 1,816
Somewhat Opposed 5.7% 125
Neutral 0.8% 18
Somewhat Supportive 2.4% 52
Very Supportive 7.2% 159
I don't have enough information to decide. 1.5% 32

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 2202 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. Describe the significance of this item

    Fund low-income assistance program offered to all Tucson Water customers .
  5. 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
  6. Describe the significance of this item

    Other
  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.

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Do you have any additional comments?

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Do you (check all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
Live in the greater Tucson area 74.2% 1,630
Live in the City of Tucson 14.7% 322
Work in Tucson 36.9% 810
Visit Tucson 18.4% 404
Own property in Tucson 41.6% 913
Own a business in Tucson 9.7% 213
Rent in Tucson 3.8% 84
Go to school in Tucson 5.6% 122
Serve on City Council, Board, Commission, or city staff 1.0% 21
Other 10.0% 219

What is your age?

Response Percent Response Count
15-19 0.2% 4
20-24 0.5% 11
25-34 6.3% 138
35-44 17.4% 383
45-54 16.4% 361
55-59 10.5% 231
60-64 11.3% 248
65-74 28.7% 631
75-84 8.2% 180
85 and over 0.4% 9

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

Response Percent Response Count
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.4% 30
Asian or Asian American 2.1% 47
Black or African American 1.3% 28
Hispanic, Latino or Spanish origin 9.5% 209
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.5% 12
White or Caucasian 59.6% 1,309
Other 5.3% 116
Prefer not to disclose 25.8% 566

How do you describe your gender identity?

Response Percent Response Count
Female 46.6% 1,024
Male 33.4% 733
Non-binary 0.4% 9
Genderqueer 0.1% 3
Agender 0.1% 2
Other 2.6% 56
Prefer not to disclose 16.8% 369

What is your zip or postal code?

Response Percent Response Count
85321 0.1% 2
85341 0.3% 6
85601 0.0% 1
85602 0.0% 1
85611 0.2% 4
85614 0.5% 11
85619 0.1% 2
85622 0.1% 3
85629 0.1% 2
85633 0.0% 1
85637 0.0% 1
85641 6.1% 135
85645 0.2% 4
85653 1.4% 30
85658 0.4% 8
85701 0.9% 19
85704 4.6% 101
85705 1.4% 31
85706 0.3% 7
85707 0.0% 1
85708 0.0% 1
85710 1.4% 31
85711 2.3% 50
85712 0.8% 17
85713 2.2% 48
85714 0.2% 5
85715 2.6% 56
85716 2.2% 48
85718 16.0% 351
85719 1.0% 23
85726 0.0% 1
85730 1.7% 38
85735 3.0% 65
85736 2.1% 47
85737 0.2% 4
85739 0.1% 2
85741 2.2% 49
85742 2.6% 57
85743 2.2% 48
85745 5.8% 128
85746 2.1% 46
85747 0.9% 19
85748 1.5% 33
85749 14.9% 327
85750 12.2% 269
85755 0.2% 4
85756 0.7% 15
85757 1.4% 31
Other 0.6% 14

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

Response Percent Response Count
Less than high school 0.1% 3
High school or GED 2.7% 59
Trade School/Certification Program 2.4% 52
Some college, no degree 10.9% 240
Associate degree 6.7% 148
Bachelor's degree 30.7% 675
Advanced degree beyond a bachelor’s degree 38.3% 840
Prefer not to say 8.2% 179

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This will support the Tucson Million Trees goal 

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

The program provides grants and loans to install water harvesting systems.

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