Underserviced rural communities may have had boil-water advisories, but overall, municipal tap water was safe, abundant, and an unquestioned convenience. The results included new source-water protections, training requirements, water quality standards, and monitoring. But beyond the politics and policy, what happened in Walkerton may also illustrate something more fundamental to the human condition. We consider the role of motivated cognition—the unconscious process by which individuals select, analyze, and respond to information that fits their existing perceptions or worldviews—in influencing water decisions. We use the Walkerton case to explore the relationship between emotions and responses to environmental crises using three research questions.
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Draft for discussion. The following is a preliminary list of studies that may be commissioned for Part 2 of the Inquiry. The list is being provided now in order to give those applying for standing or funding a general idea of what will be involved in Part 2. It is emphasized that the list is preliminary and subject to revision. Updates will be posted from time to time on the Inquiry website. Topics may be combined or repartitioned to fit the competences of authors.
Case Study-Walkerton's Tragedy
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Pinellas County, Florida is typical of many major metropolitan water systems, with over , customers, 2, miles of piping and several large water storage facilities. Pinellas County Department of Environment and Infrastructure saw a decline in water usage over the past decade, which has increased water age and rates of nitrification in parts of their chloraminated system. The Town of Atwater, Minnesota has seen its share of cold winter weather, but the January "polar vortex" storm set new records.