Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q19d. To what extent – if any – is presence of lead in on-premises plumbing (e.g., faucets, solder) 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 presence of lead in on-premises plumbing (e.g., faucets, solder) currently a problem for drinking water provision in your jurisdiction? A Significant Problem ** 0% 1% 1% 0%
Somewhat of a Problem ** 4% 14% 3% 5%
Not Much of a Problem ** 22% 31% 23% 24%
Not a Problem at All ** 40% 40% 53% 42%
Don't Know ** 34% 13% 20% 29%
*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 presence of lead in on-premises plumbing (e.g., faucets, solder) currently a problem for drinking water provision in your jurisdiction? A Significant Problem 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Somewhat of a Problem 3% 5% 8% 10% 17% 5%
Not Much of a Problem 20% 22% 29% 39% 36% 24%
Not a Problem at All 45% 40% 40% 38% 35% 42%
Don't Know 31% 32% 22% 13% 13% 29%
*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 presence of lead in on-premises plumbing (e.g., faucets, solder) currently a problem for drinking water provision in your jurisdiction? A Significant Problem 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat of a Problem 7% 2% 6% 4% 7% 7% 5%
Not Much of a Problem 21% 24% 20% 23% 27% 28% 24%
Not a Problem at All 46% 44% 41% 46% 33% 40% 42%
Don't Know 26% 28% 34% 26% 32% 25% 29%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.