Understanding The Factors That Influence Outdoor Residential Water Conservation: A Case Study In Suburban Boston

This study will examine the influence of policy and outreach efforts on residents' adoption of water conservation and storm water strategies in the residential landscapes of the Ipswich and Parker River watershed north of Boston. It will trace watershed conservation measures from policy incentives to impact so as to develop a clearer picture of the relationship between local policy and outreach efforts, and actual decisions to engage and install residential landscape water conservation practices.

Program Type: 

Impact Area: 

Program Impact Region: 

Program Participation: 

Program identifies community participants.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

July 15, 2013

Partner(s): 

United States

Program Director: 

Robert Ryan

Program Director's Email Address: 

Program Contact: 

Robert Ryan

Contact Email: 

UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

College of Social & Behavioral Sciences/Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning

Student Involvement: 

No

This Project Receives External Funding: 

No

Assessment Mechanism: 

No