WASH
Introduction of prepaid water meters
7 questions polled on this topic
47% response rate
1,341 responded out of 2,831 polled
Aug 18. 2015
Dear UReporter are you aware of the prepaid water meters issue?
Aug 18. 2015
Do you think you have enough information about prepaid water meters?
Aug 18. 2015
Do you support the prepaid water meters initiative?
Aug 18. 2015
What do you think are the advantages of prepaid water meters?
Aug 18. 2015
What are your fears on installing prepaid water meters
Aug 18. 2015
How would you prefer to access prepaid water meter tokens?
Aug 18. 2015
Other options to access prepaid water meter tokens

POLL RESULTS

AUG 18. 2015
Dear UReporter are you aware of the prepaid water meters issue?
1,341 responded out of 2,831 polled
Female
50%
No
 
No
50%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
47%
No
 
No
53%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
100%
no
 
no

15-19
49%
yes
 
yes
51%
no
 
no

20-24
48%
yes
 
yes
52%
no
 
no

25-30
53%
yes
 
yes
47%
no
 
no

31-34
58%
yes
 
yes
42%
no
 
no

35+
78%
yes
 
yes
22%
no
 
no
49%
No
 
No
51%
Yes
 
Yes
AUG 18. 2015
Do you think you have enough information about prepaid water meters?
670 responded out of 695 polled
Female
72%
No
 
No
28%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
66%
No
 
No
34%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
36%
yes
 
yes
64%
no
 
no

20-24
28%
yes
 
yes
72%
no
 
no

25-30
23%
yes
 
yes
77%
no
 
no

31-34
29%
yes
 
yes
71%
no
 
no

35+
20%
yes
 
yes
80%
no
 
no
69%
No
 
No
31%
Yes
 
Yes
AUG 18. 2015
Do you support the prepaid water meters initiative?
646 responded out of 671 polled
Female
41%
No
 
No
59%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
48%
No
 
No
52%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
65%
yes
 
yes
35%
no
 
no

20-24
45%
yes
 
yes
55%
no
 
no

25-30
37%
yes
 
yes
63%
no
 
no

31-34
70%
yes
 
yes
30%
no
 
no

35+
49%
yes
 
yes
51%
no
 
no
45%
No
 
No
55%
Yes
 
Yes
AUG 18. 2015
What do you think are the advantages of prepaid water meters?
302 responded out of 356 polled
water
will
people
use
pay
money
bills
can
council
paying
save
used
wil
get
amount
yes
helps
since
usage
able
city
debts
revenue
saves
wisely
cheap
one
pple
prepaid
supply
time
using
wastage
also
avoid
buy
charges
clean
know
learn
meters
think
us
conserve
credits
easy
good
less
reduces
safe
AUG 18. 2015
What are your fears on installing prepaid water meters
232 responded out of 293 polled
water
will
people
money
pay
diseases
afford
can
able
prepaid
cholera
dont
fear
many
may
use
access
like
outbreak
right
due
meters
might
poor
basic
bills
clean
lack
buy
everyone
get
pple
supply
areas
cant
disease
economy
enough
fail
free
high
lead
nt
wont
cause
don
fears
health
life
outbreaks
AUG 18. 2015
How would you prefer to access prepaid water meter tokens?
526 responded out of 541 polled
Female
9%
Other Sources
 
Other Sources
23%
Mobile Money
 
Mobile Money
30%
Shops
 
Shops
38%
Council Offices
 
Council Offices

Male
10%
Other Sources
 
Other Sources
28%
Mobile Money
 
Mobile Money
40%
Shops
 
Shops
22%
Council Offices
 
Council Offices
0-14
0%
council offices
 
council offices
0%
shops
 
shops
0%
other sources
 
other sources
0%
mobile money
 
mobile money

15-19
37%
council offices
 
council offices
31%
shops
 
shops
8%
other sources
 
other sources
24%
mobile money
 
mobile money

20-24
20%
council offices
 
council offices
47%
shops
 
shops
7%
other sources
 
other sources
27%
mobile money
 
mobile money

25-30
15%
council offices
 
council offices
42%
shops
 
shops
16%
other sources
 
other sources
27%
mobile money
 
mobile money

31-34
24%
council offices
 
council offices
41%
shops
 
shops
6%
other sources
 
other sources
29%
mobile money
 
mobile money

35+
20%
council offices
 
council offices
28%
shops
 
shops
10%
other sources
 
other sources
43%
mobile money
 
mobile money
10%
Other Sources
 
Other Sources
26%
Mobile Money
 
Mobile Money
36%
Shops
 
Shops
28%
Council Offices
 
Council Offices
AUG 18. 2015
Other options to access prepaid water meter tokens
50 responded out of 53 polled
money
water
mobile
everywhere
shops
tokens
mentioned
prepaid
available
buy
closed
council
dont
good
idea
like
means
meters
none
prefer
save
support
use
want
will
0thers
accessible
agents
airtime
airtyme
also
answered
anytime
banks
can
capacity
case
channelled
city
collection
combination
conviniencebt
currently
doesn
drinking
easy
effective
electricity
ere
ever

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