Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2016 Data Tables

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Q19a. To what extent – if any – are threats to water source quality / safety currently a problem for drinking water provision in your jurisdiction?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent – if any – are threats to water source quality / safety currently a problem for drinking water provision in your jurisdiction? A Significant Problem ** 3% 1% 2% 2%
Somewhat of a Problem ** 12% 16% 10% 12%
Not Much of a Problem ** 36% 34% 33% 35%
Not a Problem at All ** 40% 47% 46% 42%
Don't Know ** 9% 3% 10% 8%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.


**Counties were not asked about drinking water issues

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
To what extent – if any – are threats to water source quality / safety currently a problem for drinking water provision in your jurisdiction? A Significant Problem 2% 3% 2% 2% 0% 2%
Somewhat of a Problem 10% 14% 12% 17% 22% 12%
Not Much of a Problem 34% 35% 40% 40% 38% 35%
Not a Problem at All 46% 39% 39% 41% 34% 42%
Don't Know 8% 10% 7% 0% 7% 8%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
To what extent – if any – are threats to water source quality / safety currently a problem for drinking water provision in your jurisdiction? A Significant Problem 1% 1% 2% 4% 3% 3% 2%
Somewhat of a Problem 13% 14% 10% 12% 10% 16% 12%
Not Much of a Problem 26% 36% 38% 35% 42% 34% 35%
Not a Problem at All 55% 42% 41% 40% 33% 44% 42%
Don't Know 5% 8% 9% 9% 13% 4% 8%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.