Public preferences for water resource topics and information sources in the southern united states Academic Article uri icon


  • In a 2008-2009 regional survey, one in six respondents indicated that s(he) received water resource information from Extension. Respondents were most interested in learning about protecting drinking water and fish and wildlife water needs. The interest in other topics depended on respondents' residence inside or outside city limits and involvement in agricultural activities. Respondents preferred learning about water resources from television coverage, newspaper articles, printed materials, or websites (for younger respondents). by Extension Journal, Inc.

published proceedings

  • Journal of Extension

author list (cited authors)

  • Borisova, T., Smolen, M., Boellstorff, D. E., McFarland, M. L., & Adams, D.