Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q24a. Thinking about the current levels of funding for drinking water infrastructure in your jurisdiction, to what extent do you agree or disagree that current levels of funding are adequate to maintain the drinking water infrastructure in your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions that play no role in a shared water system)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about the current levels of funding for drinking water infrastructure in your jurisdiction, to what extent do you agree or disagree that current levels of funding are adequate to maintain the drinking water infrastructure in your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions that play no role in a shared water system) Strongly Agree ** 17% 12% 12% 14%
Somewhat Agree ** 32% 41% 35% 36%
Neither Agree nor Disagree ** 20% 13% 19% 18%
Somewhat Disagree ** 17% 24% 17% 20%
Strongly Disagree ** 5% 10% 10% 8%
Don't Know ** 9% 0% 6% 5%
*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
Thinking about the current levels of funding for drinking water infrastructure in your jurisdiction, to what extent do you agree or disagree that current levels of funding are adequate to maintain the drinking water infrastructure in your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions that play no role in a shared water system) Strongly Agree 16% 13% 16% 13% 13% 14%
Somewhat Agree 34% 31% 38% 43% 46% 36%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 19% 19% 17% 13% 17% 18%
Somewhat Disagree 16% 23% 20% 16% 21% 20%
Strongly Disagree 10% 8% 3% 11% 3% 8%
Don't Know 6% 6% 5% 3% 0% 5%
*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
Thinking about the current levels of funding for drinking water infrastructure in your jurisdiction, to what extent do you agree or disagree that current levels of funding are adequate to maintain the drinking water infrastructure in your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions that play no role in a shared water system) Strongly Agree 15% 17% 25% 14% 8% 11% 14%
Somewhat Agree 30% 28% 36% 39% 30% 43% 36%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 15% 19% 17% 16% 22% 16% 18%
Somewhat Disagree 22% 23% 14% 17% 20% 21% 20%
Strongly Disagree 14% 7% 5% 8% 9% 6% 8%
Don't Know 5% 5% 4% 6% 9% 3% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.