Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q27c. Please rate how well your local 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 your local government is doing in carrying out its responsibility to ensure safe drinking water in your jurisdiction. Excellent ** 18% 49% 44% 27%
Good ** 36% 43% 36% 37%
Fair ** 13% 6% 6% 11%
Poor ** 2% 0% 2% 2%
Don't Know ** 30% 1% 10% 23%
*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 your local government is doing in carrying out its responsibility to ensure safe drinking water in your jurisdiction. Excellent 23% 26% 33% 44% 45% 27%
Good 35% 37% 44% 45% 42% 37%
Fair 12% 12% 9% 4% 9% 11%
Poor 3% 1% 2% 2% 0% 2%
Don't Know 28% 24% 12% 5% 4% 23%
*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 your local government is doing in carrying out its responsibility to ensure safe drinking water in your jurisdiction. Excellent 30% 18% 28% 25% 29% 35% 27%
Good 38% 37% 34% 38% 36% 41% 37%
Fair 10% 17% 10% 11% 11% 9% 11%
Poor 1% 1% 2% 3% 3% 1% 2%
Don't Know 21% 28% 27% 23% 22% 14% 23%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.