(JACKSON, Miss.) -- When Jackson, Mississippi, residents lost access to clean water late last month, federal, state and local officials scrambled to fix an infrastructure problem deeper than just money could solve. In August, historic flooding in Mississippi damaged a major pump at the O.B.... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- As Jackson, Mississippi, continues efforts to recover from the city's water crisis this summer, residents have filed a class action lawsuit against former and current city officials, as well as infrastructure engineering companies, for their alleged role in neglecting or worsening... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- Mississippi ended its boil water notice for all of Jackson's residents on Thursday, the state's health department announced. The news comes nearly two weeks after water pressure returned to the state capital's residents after days of a water shortage crisis that impacted... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- Residents in Jackson, Mississippi, should have water pressure again, officials announced Sunday evening, following nearly a week of no reliable running water for thousands of residents. Water tanks at the O.B. Curtis Water Treatment Plant saw "increased storage levels" overnight, with many... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- Jackson, Mississippi, resident Velma Warner says the city's most recent flooding brings up memories of two years past, when Pearl River floods forced many in the Canton Club neighborhood of Northeast Jackson to leave their homes. Though Warner and her family had time... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- When the water stopped running at her restaurant in Jackson, Mississippi, on Monday afternoon, Tanya Burns was preparing for a private event set to begin about one hour later. Suddenly, her dishwasher didn't work and her toilets couldn't flush. "How do you... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- Residents of Jackson, Mississippi, are facing a clean water shortage, days after Gov. Tate Reeves announced a major pump at the city's main water treatment facility was damaged. The city's mayor says the current water crisis is a result of years-long... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- Six hundred Mississippi National Guard members will deploy to Jackson starting Thursday to help with water distribution, officials said Wednesday, as they grapple with an ongoing water crisis plaguing residents. No timeline was given when the water pumps at Jackson's O.B. Curtis... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- Jackson, Mississippi's water supply is wholly unsafe to drink, officials said on Monday, with water pressure so low from long-failing treatment systems compounded by river flooding this week that cooking and cleaning -- and firefighting, flushing toilets and bathing -- would... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The main pump at the main water treatment facility in Jackson, Mississippi, shut down due to flooding that worsened longstanding issues, leaving up to 180,000 people without access to running water in their homes. A state of emergency was declared on Tuesday... Read More.