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9/21/2017
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The following tables summarize survey responses received by GWIC during October 2004.

To view the responses for an individual customer group, click on their hyperlinked customer type. To redisplay all groups, click Show All.

Economic benefit is calculated using 2004 monthly average of 4,200 sessions per month. (2002 survey used the average figure of 3,100 session per month)



Customer Types
Customer Type Surveys % Chart
Commercial 0 0 %  
Consultant 0 0 %  
Driller 0 0 %  
Education (Student) 0 0 %  
Education (Teacher) 0 0 %  
Government (County) 0 0 %  
Government (State) 0 0 %  
Government (Federal) 0 0 %  
Industrial 0 0 %  
NRIS 0 0 %  
Public/Landowner 0 0 %  
Realtor 24 100 %
Surveyor 0 0 %  
Other 0 0 %  
Show All 24 100%  

 

1. In the past year how often have you used the GWIC website?
Response Chart Count %
1-4 times 5 23.81%
Monthly 5 23.81%
Weekly 7 33.33%
2-4 times a week 3 14.29%
Daily 1 4.76%
Total Responses   21 100.00%
Did Not Respond   3  

2. How often does the website meet your needs?
Response Chart Count %
None of the time   0 0.00%
Some of the time 4 19.05%
Average 7 33.33%
Often 8 38.10%
Always 2 9.52%
Total Responses   21 100.00%
Did Not Respond   3  

3. How easy is the website to use?
Response Chart Count %
Very Hard   0 0.00%
Medium Hard 5 22.73%
Medium Easy 10 45.45%
Very Easy 7 31.82%
Total Responses   22 100.00%
Did Not Respond   2  

4. How do you value our website service?
Response Chart Count %
No value   0 0.00%
Little value 1 4.55%
Moderate value 1 4.55%
Significant value 8 36.36%
Critical value 12 54.55%
Total Responses   22 100.00%
Did Not Respond   2  

5. How would the loss of GWIC service impact you?
Response Chart Count %
No impact   0 0.00%
Little impact   0 0.00%
Moderate impact 3 14.29%
Significant impact 7 33.33%
Critical impact 11 52.38%
Total Responses   21 100.00%
Did Not Respond   3  

6. How important is is that GWIC contains current data?
Response Chart Count %
No importance   0 0.00%
Little importance   0 0.00%
Moderate importance 1 4.55%
Significant importance 7 31.82%
Critical importance 14 63.64%
Total Responses   22 100.00%
Did Not Respond   2  

7. How useful are GWIC data in determing drilling depths?
Response Chart Count %
Never   0 0.00%
Rarely   0 0.00%
Generally 4 23.53%
Often 10 58.82%
Always 3 17.65%
Total Responses   17 100.00%
Did Not Respond   7  

8. How useful are GWIC data in completing property sales?
Response Chart Count %
Never   0 0.00%
Rarely   0 0.00%
Generally 2 11.76%
Often 13 76.47%
Always 2 11.76%
Total Responses   17 100.00%
Did Not Respond   7  

9. How useful are GWIC data in dealing with land subdivision issues?
Response Chart Count %
Never   0 0.00%
Rarely 2 16.67%
Generally 2 16.67%
Often 8 66.67%
Always   0 0.00%
Total Responses   12 100.00%
Did Not Respond   12  

10. How useful are GWIC data in completing your ground-water research?
Response Chart Count %
Never   0 0.00%
Rarely 1 5.88%
Generally 6 35.29%
Often 7 41.18%
Always 3 17.65%
Total Responses   17 100.00%
Did Not Respond   7  

11. If you make ground-water management decisions, how often does access to GWIC improve your decision making?
Response Chart Count %
Never   0 0.00%
Rarely 1 33.33%
Generally 1 33.33%
Often   0 0.00%
Always 1 33.33%
Total Responses   3 100.00%
Did Not Respond   21  

12. If you make ground-water development decisions, how often does access to GWIC improve your decision making?
Response Chart Count %
Never   0 0.00%
Rarely 1 20.00%
Generally 2 40.00%
Often   0 0.00%
Always 2 40.00%
Total Responses   5 100.00%
Did Not Respond   19  

13. If you make ground-water protection decisions, how often does access to GWIC improve your decision making?
Response Chart Count %
Never   0 0.00%
Rarely 1 33.33%
Generally 1 33.33%
Often   0 0.00%
Always 1 33.33%
Total Responses   3 100.00%
Did Not Respond   21  

14. Does internet access to GWIC data save you money?
Response Chart Count %
Never   0 0.00%
Rarely 2 11.11%
Generally 4 22.22%
Often 5 27.78%
Always 7 38.89%
Total Responses   18 100.00%
Did Not Respond   6  

15. Is access to GWIC data worth the cost to the taxpayer to provide it?
Response Chart Count %
Never   0 0.00%
Rarely 1 5.88%
Generally 2 11.76%
Often 4 23.53%
Always 10 58.82%
Total Responses   17 100.00%
Did Not Respond   7  

16. Each time you login, access to GWIC provides an economic benefit of...?
* ($ 178.13 / session )
Response Chart Count %
Less than $10 1 12.50%
Between $10 and $100 4 50.00%
Between $101 and $400 2 25.00%
Between $401 and $1000 1 12.50%
Greater than $1000   0 0.00%
Total Responses   8 100.00%
Did Not Respond   16  

* Economic benefit is calculated using a weighted average of responses given. Values assigned per catagory are: (<$10) = $5; ($10-$100) = $55; ($101-$400) = $250; ($401-$1000) = $700; (>$1000) = $1100.


17. How often do the Ground-Water Characterization Program and MBMG Projects data reports meet your needs?
Response Chart Count %
I do not use it 1 9.09%
Rarely meets   0 0.00%
Generally meets 7 63.64%
Often meets 2 18.18%
Always meets 1 9.09%
Total Responses   11 100.00%
Did Not Respond   13  

18. How often do the Ground-Water Characterization maps meet your needs?
Response Chart Count %
I do not use it 1 11.11%
Rarely meets   0 0.00%
Generally meets 5 55.56%
Often meets 2 22.22%
Always meets 1 11.11%
Total Responses   9 100.00%
Did Not Respond   15  

 

Comments

  • I wish that the date in the site was more up to date. Many times we have to locate well data under a previous owners name.
  • This site is impertant to realtors. I use it quite often.

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