Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q19b. To what extent – if any – are inadequate volume / low water tables 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 inadequate volume / low water tables currently problems for drinking water provision in your jurisdiction? A Significant Problem ** 1% 0% 1% 1%
Somewhat of a Problem ** 6% 3% 6% 5%
Not Much of a Problem ** 32% 24% 23% 29%
Not a Problem at All ** 50% 70% 62% 55%
Don't Know ** 11% 2% 9% 9%
*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 inadequate volume / low water tables currently problems for drinking water provision in your jurisdiction? A Significant Problem 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1%
Somewhat of a Problem 5% 6% 5% 4% 2% 5%
Not Much of a Problem 27% 30% 36% 25% 44% 29%
Not a Problem at All 58% 51% 52% 66% 47% 55%
Don't Know 10% 11% 6% 4% 7% 9%
*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 inadequate volume / low water tables currently problems for drinking water provision in your jurisdiction? A Significant Problem 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 0% 1%
Somewhat of a Problem 3% 5% 3% 10% 4% 6% 5%
Not Much of a Problem 30% 29% 27% 29% 29% 33% 29%
Not a Problem at All 59% 58% 58% 50% 51% 54% 55%
Don't Know 7% 9% 11% 10% 15% 5% 9%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.