Effective Climate Change Communication for Water Utilities - 4381
Completion Year Research Value Research Manager Principal Investigator Contractor
2014 $571,963.44 Linda J Reekie Robert Raucher Abt Associates, Inc.
This project produced a guidance document to assist water utilities in communicating about climate change, with an emphasis on building support for water utility climate-related adaptation or mitigation investments or projects. A message mapping worksheet is included within the report to help water agencies develop messages that will build long-term support for their specific climate-related actions. The worksheet is also available under Project Resources/Project Papers as a Microsoft Word template for utilities to build their own message mapping strategy. Lastly, the project produced a video to provide water professionals with the information they need to understand the relationship among water, water utility needs, and climate change. Completed in 2014.

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Effective Climate Change Communication for Water Utilities43819/12/2014 
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