Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q22. To what degree would you say the overall condition of drinking water systems in your jurisdiction has improved or deteriorated over the last decade? (Excluding jurisdictions that play no role in a shared water system)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what degree would you say the overall condition of drinking water systems in your jurisdiction has improved or deteriorated over the last decade? (Excluding jurisdictions that play no role in a shared water system) Significantly Improved ** 19% 19% 33% 22%
Somewhat Improved ** 26% 35% 23% 28%
Neither Improved Nor Deteriorated ** 34% 21% 30% 29%
Somewhat Deteriorated ** 12% 16% 9% 13%
Significantly Deteriorated ** 0% 5% 3% 2%
Don't Know ** 9% 3% 3% 6%
*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 degree would you say the overall condition of drinking water systems in your jurisdiction has improved or deteriorated over the last decade? (Excluding jurisdictions that play no role in a shared water system) Significantly Improved 32% 21% 20% 16% 10% 22%
Somewhat Improved 23% 29% 28% 31% 40% 28%
Neither Improved Nor Deteriorated 30% 27% 32% 27% 30% 29%
Somewhat Deteriorated 9% 13% 13% 17% 14% 13%
Significantly Deteriorated 3% 1% 1% 3% 3% 2%
Don't Know 2% 8% 6% 6% 3% 6%
*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 degree would you say the overall condition of drinking water systems in your jurisdiction has improved or deteriorated over the last decade? (Excluding jurisdictions that play no role in a shared water system) Significantly Improved 34% 24% 19% 27% 20% 16% 22%
Somewhat Improved 29% 38% 27% 23% 28% 29% 28%
Neither Improved Nor Deteriorated 19% 24% 36% 36% 27% 28% 29%
Somewhat Deteriorated 10% 9% 8% 9% 16% 18% 13%
Significantly Deteriorated 3% 1% 1% 1% 3% 3% 2%
Don't Know 5% 4% 8% 3% 6% 6% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.