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Strategic outreach campaigns gauge public attention to runoff water pollution, target the audience with appropriate messages, and measure the effectiveness of the outreach efforts. Here we provide a sample collection of baseline attitude surveys, stormwater program-related surveys, and evaluations of media campaigns from around the country.



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Baseline

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[Find Out More] 2001 Residential Public Opinion Survey (PDF)  (49 pp, 135 KB) California
[Find Out More] 2002 Omnibus Phone Survey (PDF)  (3 pp, 42 KB) Maine
[Find Out More] A Survey of Residential Nutrient Behavior in the Chesapeake Bay (PDF)  (56 pp, 302 KB) Maryland, Pennsylvania
[Find Out More] Chesapeake Bay Social Marketing Initiative 2004-2005 Final Report (PDF)  (6 pp, 71 KB) Maryland
[Find Out More] Clean Water Campaign Combined Poll Results (PDF)  (23 pp, 97 KB) Georgia
[Find Out More] Clean Water Survey - A Telephone Survey Among O'ahu Residents (PDF)  (7 pp, 44 KB) Hawaii
[Find Out More] Delaware Residents' Attitudes Toward and Behaviors that Affect Water Quality (PDF)  (338 pp, 1128 KB) Delaware
[Find Out More] Do Clean Rivers Begin at Home? Exploring the Obstacles and Motivations of Homeowner Behavior (PDF)  (82 pp, 1048 KB) Oregon
[Find Out More] EPA Nonpoint Source Pollution Focus Group's Final Report (PDF)  (48 pp, 139 KB) Not State-Specific
[Find Out More] Evaluation of Spring 1999 Stormwater Media Outreach (PDF)  (14 pp, 2.6 MB) Minnesota
[Find Out More] Findings from Opinion Research 2002 Santa Barbara Storm Water Education Study (PDF)  (108 pp, 673 KB) California
[Find Out More] Georgia Public's Perception of Water Issues. Telephone Survey Results: Volume 1 (PDF)  (120 pp, 795 KB) Georgia
[Find Out More] Georgia Public's Perception of Water Issues. Telephone Survey Results: Volume 2 (PDF)  (254 pp, 906 KB) Georgia
[Find Out More] Georgia Public's Perception of Water Issues: Focus Group Findings (PDF)  (17 pp, 70 KB) Georgia
[Find Out More] Healthy Streams Plan: Public Values Assessment (PDF)  (47 pp, 471 KB) Oregon
[Find Out More] Home*A*Syst and Farm*A*Syst: Pollution Prevention Programs for Homeowners and Farmers Final Report: March 2005 (PDF)  (14 pp, 78 KB) North Carolina
[Find Out More] Keep It Clean: Boulder Baseline Survey (PDF)  (2 pp, 313 KB) Colorado
[Find Out More] Maine DEP Lawn Care Focus Group Report, 2006 (PDF)  (62 pp, 286 KB) Maine
[Find Out More] Maine Feedback Survey Web Page(Think Blue Campaign) (PDF)  (2 pp, 107 KB) Maine
[Find Out More] Maine Phone Survey, Jan. 2010, Stormwater Knowledge & Behavior (PDF)  (46 pp, 305 KB) Maine
[Find Out More] NPS Pollution/Buffers Focus Groups (PDF)  (14 pp, 47 KB) Maine
[Find Out More] Orange County Stormwater Program Progress in 2002-2003 (PDF)  (14 pp, 1.41 MB) California
[Find Out More] Orange County Stormwater Survey Report (PDF)  (171 pp, 1.71 MB) California
[Find Out More] Pilot Program Year 1 Evaluation Report (PDF)  (14 pp, 380 KB) California
[Find Out More] Public Perceptions and Concern About Runoff Pollution (PDF)  (95 pp, 217 KB) South Carolina
[Find Out More] Regional Water Quality Survey Findings Report (PDF)  (106 pp, 9435 KB) Michigan
[Find Out More] Salt Lake City/County Watershed - 2003 (PDF)  (26 pp, 84 KB) Utah
[Find Out More] San Diego County Unincorporated Area Watersheds: Public Awareness Telephone Survey Report (PDF)  (265 pp, 2394 KB) California
[Find Out More] School Education and Model Assessment - Final Report: City of Davis (PDF)  (26 pp, 329 KB) California
[Find Out More] Smart Water Ways: Lake Champlain Stormwater Education Campaign - Fall 2003, Press Release and Summary of Results (PDF)  (3 pp, 25 KB) Vermont
[Find Out More] Smart Water Ways: Lake Champlain Stormwater Education Campaign - Fall 2003, Results Data (PDF)  (29 pp, 110 KB) Vermont
[Find Out More] Smart Water Ways: Lake Champlain Stormwater Education Campaign - Fall 2003, Survey (PDF)  (12 pp, 49 KB) Vermont
[Find Out More] South Carolina Residents' Attitudes and Behaviors Towards Aquatic Resources (PDF)  (195 pp, 455 KB) South Carolina
[Find Out More] Storm Water Pilot Test Evaluation Report (PDF)  (54 pp, 248 KB) California
[Find Out More] Storm Water/Urban Runoff Public Education Program Resident Population Pilot Test Evaluation Report (PDF)  (40 pp, 215 KB) California
[Find Out More] Stormwater /Urban Runoff Public Education Program Resident Population Pilot Test Evaluation Report (PDF)  (40 pp, 215 KB) California
[Find Out More] Survey of Colorado Residents' Awareness and Understanding of Household-generated Polluted Runoff (PDF)  (3 pp, 12 KB) Colorado
[Find Out More] Survey of Park City and Summit County (Utah) Residents on Stormwater Related Water Pollution Issues (PDF)  (79 pp, 171 KB) Utah
[Find Out More] Survey of Residents of the Pike Creek Watershed Regarding Attitudes Toward and Behavior Affecting Water Quality (PDF)  (144 pp, 277 KB) Delaware
[Find Out More] Tennesseans' Perceptions of Water Quality and Knowledge of Nonpoint Source Pollution (PDF)  (40 pp, 985 KB) Tennessee
[Find Out More] The 2004 Survey of Kentuckians Environmental Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviors (PDF)  (9 pp, 112 KB) Kentucky
[Find Out More] The General Public: Who Are They and What Do They Think? (PDF)  (10 pp, 165 KB) Maine
[Find Out More] Understanding the Georgia Public's Perception of Water Issues and The Motivational Messages to Which They Will Respond (PDF)  (178 pp, 605 KB) Georgia
[Find Out More] Water Quality Opinion Survey 2000: Public Attitudes and Knowledge Regarding Water Quality in Monroe County, New York (PDF)  (40 pp, 317 KB) New York

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Educational

Details Title State
[Find Out More] Stormwater Survey (HTML)  (38 KB) California

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Evaluation

Details Title State
[Find Out More] 1999 Public Opinion Survey, Rouge River Watershed (PDF)  (30 pp, 6480 KB) Michigan
[Find Out More] Assessment of Maine's Stormwater Phase II & NPS Outreach Campaign 2003/2004 or Who is Willing to Protect Maine's Water Quality? (PDF)  (26 pp, 203 KB) Maine
[Find Out More] CALTRANS Public Education Research Study (PDF)  (59 pp, 1.93 MB) California
[Find Out More] Changing Bangor Area Lawn Care Behavior (PDF)  (22 pp, 7.21 MB) Maine
[Find Out More] Erase the Waste: Storm Water Public Education Program Resident Population Telephone Survey - 2004 Evaluation and Next Steps (PDF)  (81 pp, 552 KB) California
[Find Out More] Follow-up Survey of Colorado Residents' Awareness and Understanding of Household-generated Polluted Runoff (PDF)  (4 pp, 19 KB) Colorado
[Find Out More] Grasscycling Follow-up Survey (PDF)  (12 pp, 242 KB) California
[Find Out More] Healthy Lawns Homeowner Internet Survey Report (PDF)  (71 pp, 407 KB) Ontario
[Find Out More] Healthy Lawns Homeowner Survey Report (2004) (PDF)  (30 pp, 777 KB) Ontario
[Find Out More] Las Vegas Valley NPDES Municipal Stormwater Discharge Permit 2003-2004 Annual Report (PDF)  (425 pp, 50.03 MB) Nevada
[Find Out More] MS4 NPDES Term 2, Annual Report 1 July 1, 2003-June 30, 2004 National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit for Storm Water Discharges for the Santa Rosa Area NPDES Permit No. CA0025054 (PDF)  (316 pp, 6020 KB) California
[Find Out More] Maine Phone Survey, July 2011, Stormwater Knowledge & Behavior (PDF)  (74 pp, 620 KB) Maine
[Find Out More] Pilot Program Year 1 Evaluation Report (PDF)  (14 pp, 380 KB) California
[Find Out More] Research Report: Soil Erosion Advertising Test (PDF)  (29 pp, 563 KB) Maine
[Find Out More] Serving Puget Sound with PIE: Success Stories from the Puget Sound Action Team's Public Involvement and Education Program (PDF)  (76 pp, 1089 KB) Washington
[Find Out More] Stormwater Knowledge, Attitude, and Behaviors: A 2005 Survey of North Carolina Residents (PDF)  (117 pp, 1.5 MB) North Carolina
[Find Out More] Stormwater Pilot Test Evaluation Report (PDF)  (54 pp, 248 KB) California
[Find Out More] Survey of Memphis Consumers' Opinions About Stormwater Pollution (PDF)  (107 pp, 239 KB) Tennessee
[Find Out More] Think Blue: City of San Diego: 2003 Follow Up Survey of City Residents (PDF)  (71 pp, 544 KB) California
[Find Out More] Water Pollution Survey (PDF)  (12 pp, 155 KB) Colorado
[Find Out More] Watershed Watch: Evaluation of Watershed Watch Campaign Effectiveness 2003 Public Opinion Survey and Focus Groups (PDF)  (102 pp, 391 KB) California

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Collections of Surveys

Details Title State
[Find Out More] Responsive Management: Water Resources Reports Not State-Specific

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