Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q19c. To what extent – if any – is compliance with state / federal regulations 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 – is compliance with state / federal regulations currently a problem for drinking water provision in your jurisdiction? A Significant Problem ** 1% 2% 2% 1%
Somewhat of a Problem ** 5% 11% 9% 7%
Not Much of a Problem ** 31% 28% 24% 29%
Not a Problem at All ** 47% 58% 54% 50%
Don't Know ** 16% 1% 12% 13%
*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 – is compliance with state / federal regulations currently a problem for drinking water provision in your jurisdiction? A Significant Problem 2% 1% 2% 1% 0% 1%
Somewhat of a Problem 5% 7% 10% 5% 10% 7%
Not Much of a Problem 27% 30% 28% 35% 43% 29%
Not a Problem at All 51% 47% 53% 54% 43% 50%
Don't Know 14% 15% 7% 6% 4% 13%
*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 – is compliance with state / federal regulations currently a problem for drinking water provision in your jurisdiction? A Significant Problem 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1%
Somewhat of a Problem 9% 6% 6% 8% 4% 6% 7%
Not Much of a Problem 27% 30% 28% 28% 33% 30% 29%
Not a Problem at All 53% 51% 51% 48% 44% 53% 50%
Don't Know 8% 12% 15% 15% 17% 8% 13%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.