FIND OUT HOW THINGS WORK IN YOUR COMMUNITY:
Find the source of your water. Where does it come from?
Test the water in your home. Is it safe?
Who makes decisions about the water in your community?
What does your water bill pay for?
What happens if a family cannot pay the water bill?
Is your water publicly owned? Sewage?
Are any tasks outsourced?
Is there an affordability policy in your community? Should there be?
What mechanisms are there to communicate and inform residents about water?
Do you have a citizen’s representative in your water utility?
What are the specific challenges at your local water plant? Leaks? Draught? Outdated Billing system?
What incentives are in place to conserve water in your community?
Are there any potential pollution sources that would threaten your water supply?
Is water protection and management part of school curricula in your community? Should it be?
Has your community been approached by a corporation to sell bottled water?
Do you buy bottled water? Would you like to know more about the bottled water industry? (Link)
Have you ever noticed how many public water fountations there are in your community? Do they work?
How about fire hydrants?