Changing behavior of Residential Water Consumers
Gamification: Encouraging people to reduce water consumption is difficult.
-social game by tiered -neighborhood, city, county, state, national
– to encourage continued engagement in an activity by using game mechanics and unbiased metric – to encourage participants to modify behavior(s) based on optimal game strategies
Source of Water Game Incentives: -Allocating existing -Tax Rebates for participants to reduce water consumption
Leader criteria: -Unbiased Comparison Metric that accounts for inherent usage difference -Residence vs. Business -Size of property -Seasonality of property -Neighborhood comparison