Aims:
  • To conduct a literature review identifying social research that relates to taste and odour in water & social factors that influence water quality perceptions more broadly
  • To establish what the knowledge gaps are in the literature in relation to this issue
  • To conduct a pilot survey that assesses Australian’s current drinking water quality perceptions, experience of taste and odour in water supplies, and trust in water utilities

Public Perceptions of Water Quality (Seqwater)

This project represents research conducted as a precursor to an ARC Linkage grant. The project investigates what is currently known about public responses to taste and odour in water and explores Australian’s water quality perceptions and experience of taste and odour events.

Project Value: 
$25 000.00
Funding: 
Seqwater
Griffith University
University of Queensland Strategic Research Partnership
Date: 
2012
Contact: 
Dr Kelly Fielding (k.fielding@uq.edu.au)
Aims:
  • To conduct a literature review identifying social research that relates to taste and odour in water & social factors that influence water quality perceptions more broadly
  • To establish what the knowledge gaps are in the literature in relation to this issue
  • To conduct a pilot survey that assesses Australian’s current drinking water quality perceptions, experience of taste and odour in water supplies, and trust in water utilities
Program/Affiliation: 
Number: 
ISSR040407