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Please provide your feedback on the West Cambridge Water System Upgrades.


1) What do you consider to be the most important aspect of your water system? Please select the three that are the most important to you.

Response Percent Response Count
Cost (your monthly water bill) 62.5% 5
Reliability (how often you have service interruptions) 50.0% 4
Water quality 87.5% 7
Water pressure 37.5% 3
Fire protection at hydrant 12.5% 1
Other 12.5% 1

2) What would you say are the most important factors the Region should consider for recommending a location for the new water tower? Please rank as high priority (H), low priority (L), or not important (NI).

Distance to existing residential properties
Response Percent Response Count
H (High) 62.5% 5
L (Low) 37.5% 3
Environmental impacts
Response Percent Response Count
H (High) 87.5% 7
L (Low) 12.5% 1
Cost
Response Percent Response Count
H (High) 50.0% 4
L (Low) 50.0% 4
Ability to meet future water needs
Response Percent Response Count
H (High) 87.5% 7
L (Low) 12.5% 1
Social-cultural impacts (e.g. visual impacts, disruptions during construction, impacts to buildings or features that have cultural heritage value, etc.)
Response Percent Response Count
H (High) 25.0% 2
L (Low) 62.5% 5
NI (Not Important) 12.5% 1
Other
Response Percent Response Count
NI (Not Important) 37.5% 3

If you selected other, please specify:

No responses yet.

The potential water tower site I like the most is option number:

Response Percent Response Count
2 12.5% 1
3 12.5% 1
4 37.5% 3
5 12.5% 1
8 25.0% 2

Reasons why I like this site the most include: (Please check all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
Visual impacts on the landscape are minimized 50.0% 4
Impact on existing site use (e.g. farmland/environmental features/parkland/other) are minimized 62.5% 5
Impacts related to construction are minimized 37.5% 3
The site is close to the city 62.5% 5
The site is far enough from the city 37.5% 3
The site is not too close to existing residents 75.0% 6

The potential water tower site I like the least is option number:

Response Percent Response Count
1 12.5% 1
2 12.5% 1
5 12.5% 1
7 12.5% 1
8 12.5% 1
9 25.0% 2
10 12.5% 1

For this site, I am concerned about: (Please check all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
Visual impacts on the landscape 50.0% 4
Impacts to existing site use (e.g. farmland/environmental features/parkland/other) 62.5% 5
Impacts related to construction 37.5% 3
The site being too far from the city 50.0% 4
The site being too close to the city 25.0% 2
The site being too close to existing residents 25.0% 2
Other 12.5% 1

Please let us know if you have comments on any other sites.

No responses yet.

4) Do you have any other concerns regarding this study? Please specify

No responses yet.

5) Which of the following best describe you? (Mark all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
Local resident – Cambridge 100.0% 8
Other 12.5% 1
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December 4, 2017, 10:23 PM
  • 1) What do you consider to be the most important aspect of your water system? Please select the three that are the most important to you.
    • Cost (your monthly water bill)
    • Water quality
    • Water pressure
  • 2) What would you say are the most important factors the Region should consider for recommending a location for the new water tower? Please rank as high priority (H), low priority (L), or not important (NI).
    • Distance to existing residential properties - H (High)
    • Environmental impacts - H (High)
    • Cost - L (Low)
    • Ability to meet future water needs - H (High)
    • Social-cultural impacts (e.g. visual impacts, disruptions during construction, impacts to buildings or features that have cultural heritage value, etc.) - NI (Not Important)
  • If you selected other, please specify:
    No response.
  • The potential water tower site I like the most is option number:
    • 8
  • Reasons why I like this site the most include: (Please check all that apply)
    • Impact on existing site use (e.g. farmland/environmental features/parkland/other) are minimized
    • The site is close to the city
    • The site is not too close to existing residents
  • The potential water tower site I like the least is option number:
    • 9
  • For this site, I am concerned about: (Please check all that apply)
    • The site being too far from the city
  • Please let us know if you have comments on any other sites.
    No response.
  • 4) Do you have any other concerns regarding this study? Please specify
    No response.
  • 5) Which of the following best describe you? (Mark all that apply)
    • Local resident – Cambridge
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Choose at most 3 options
H (High)
L (Low)
NI (Not Important)
Distance to existing residential properties
Environmental impacts
Cost
Ability to meet future water needs
Social-cultural impacts (e.g. visual impacts, disruptions during construction, impacts to buildings or features that have cultural heritage value, etc.)
Other

3) The Region has conducted a preliminary assessment of the Study Area for a future water tower, which will help improve the water supply service to the area. Based on our preliminary findings, 10 technically feasible sites were identified based on factors such as ground elevation, existing land uses and features, and distance to the existing water system.  These 10 locations are shown as circled green areas on the map below.  Please refer to this map and the 10 numbered circles when responding to the questions that follow.  Click on the map to expand and zoom in.

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