Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q25c. Please indicate whether your jurisdiction uses special assessments to fund drinking water, and whether or not they have been increased in the last few years? (Excluding jurisdictions that play no role in a shared water system)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Please indicate whether your jurisdiction uses special assessments to fund drinking water, and whether or not they have been increased in the last few years? (Excluding jurisdictions that play no role in a shared water system) We do not use ** 50% 69% 67% 60%
We use but have not increased recently ** 33% 20% 20% 25%
We use and have increased recently ** 8% 7% 4% 7%
Don't Know ** 9% 5% 10% 8%
*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
Please indicate whether your jurisdiction uses special assessments to fund drinking water, and whether or not they have been increased in the last few years? (Excluding jurisdictions that play no role in a shared water system) We do not use 60% 63% 60% 55% 50% 60%
We use but have not increased recently 23% 23% 26% 30% 32% 25%
We use and have increased recently 6% 5% 8% 10% 12% 7%
Don't Know 10% 9% 6% 5% 5% 8%
*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
Please indicate whether your jurisdiction uses special assessments to fund drinking water, and whether or not they have been increased in the last few years? (Excluding jurisdictions that play no role in a shared water system) We do not use 71% 59% 56% 54% 59% 61% 60%
We use but have not increased recently 11% 28% 34% 27% 30% 23% 25%
We use and have increased recently 7% 8% 5% 6% 5% 9% 7%
Don't Know 10% 5% 4% 14% 6% 7% 8%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.