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This tipsheet details the sort of information you should be keeping tabs on when covering the local water utility. It also offer story ideas for the beat, while also providing links to useful data online.
Davidson breaks this tipsheet into two sections: bridges and dams. For each part, he first suggests possible issues to investigate, and then makes some suggestions on how to proceed. For example, one of his suggestions for dams is an investigation of whether or not local dams have emergency action plans in place. The suggestions on how to proceed include various helpful websites, as well as tips on data analysis.