Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q23b. To what extent, if any, is the current condition of the drinking water infrastructure in your jurisdiction a topic of discussion among your jurisdiction's citizens? (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 extent, if any, is the current condition of the drinking water infrastructure in your jurisdiction a topic of discussion among your jurisdiction's citizens? (Excluding jurisdictions that play no role in a shared water system) A Great Deal ** 5% 9% 11% 8%
Somewhat ** 23% 32% 30% 28%
Very Little ** 45% 47% 37% 44%
Not At All ** 19% 10% 16% 15%
Don't Know ** 8% 2% 7% 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 extent, if any, is the current condition of the drinking water infrastructure in your jurisdiction a topic of discussion among your jurisdiction's citizens? (Excluding jurisdictions that play no role in a shared water system) A Great Deal 7% 9% 10% 7% 3% 8%
Somewhat 32% 28% 17% 24% 45% 28%
Very Little 38% 43% 51% 53% 39% 44%
Not At All 18% 12% 18% 14% 12% 15%
Don't Know 6% 8% 4% 3% 0% 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 extent, if any, is the current condition of the drinking water infrastructure in your jurisdiction a topic of discussion among your jurisdiction's citizens? (Excluding jurisdictions that play no role in a shared water system) A Great Deal 10% 11% 3% 5% 11% 9% 8%
Somewhat 33% 25% 24% 27% 27% 30% 28%
Very Little 35% 44% 48% 46% 37% 48% 44%
Not At All 18% 10% 18% 16% 17% 12% 15%
Don't Know 4% 9% 7% 7% 9% 1% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.