Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q27b. Please rate how well Michigan's state government is doing in carrying out its responsibility to ensure safe drinking water in your jurisdiction.

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Please rate how well Michigan's state government is doing in carrying out its responsibility to ensure safe drinking water in your jurisdiction. Excellent ** 3% 4% 8% 4%
Good ** 24% 36% 30% 26%
Fair ** 21% 30% 25% 23%
Poor ** 18% 23% 14% 18%
Don't Know ** 34% 7% 24% 28%
*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 rate how well Michigan's state government is doing in carrying out its responsibility to ensure safe drinking water in your jurisdiction. Excellent 4% 5% 4% 2% 5% 4%
Good 24% 27% 33% 27% 32% 26%
Fair 23% 21% 24% 33% 32% 23%
Poor 16% 19% 19% 19% 21% 18%
Don't Know 33% 29% 20% 19% 10% 28%
*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 rate how well Michigan's state government is doing in carrying out its responsibility to ensure safe drinking water in your jurisdiction. Excellent 5% 3% 3% 5% 6% 3% 4%
Good 27% 23% 29% 29% 26% 25% 26%
Fair 26% 24% 22% 23% 22% 24% 23%
Poor 13% 20% 15% 16% 17% 24% 18%
Don't Know 29% 31% 31% 27% 29% 24% 28%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.