Patterns of Water: Understanding Diversity and Change in Domestic Consumption

This project seeks to apply survey and other mixed methodologies to the study of water using practices in the home. Funded by the EPSRC, ESRC, Scottish Government and DEFRA it consisted of five main activities 1. 1800 person survey on household water using practices in the south of England; 2. Qualitative interviews with people who had taken part in the survey. 3. Focus groups on ‘dirt, bodies, clothes and cleanliness’ (research results to follow soon). 4. Micro-econometric modelling of consumption lead by project partner Dr Ben Anderson. For a summary of the research results to date please refer to the SPRG website or Dr Alison Browne’s personal SCI webpage.