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Local government leaders' views on drinking water and water supply infrastructure in Michigan communities

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November 2016


This report presents Michigan local government leaders’ assessments of issues related to the provision of drinking water in their communities, including threats to water safety, the condition of infrastructure, challenges regarding shared local drinking water systems, funding of these systems, and governmental oversight of them. These findings are based on statewide surveys of local government leaders in the Spring 2016 wave of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS).

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