Jackson Mississippi water treatment plants News

More Water Woes for Mississippi Capital City After Fire at Water Treatment Center

Water pressure dropped Friday in Mississippi’s capital city after a fire broke out at one of Jackson’s two water treatment plants. The Jackson public works director, Charles Williams, said the fire started about 3:30 a.m. in a control panel, and …

One Month Later, Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Jackson, Mississippi Residents

After 30 days of boiling their water to get rid of contaminants and sometimes no water at all, Jackson residents are finally able to drink the water from the tap after officials lifted a boil water advisory put in place …

Nearly 1 Month Since Winter Storm, Water Restored to Mississippi City

Most people in Mississippi’s capital now have running water, more than three weeks after the majority of taps in the city of 161,000 went dry during a winter storm. Still, officials said Thursday that thousands will likely remain under a …