‘Don’t Drink the Water’: City in US’ Mississippi Declares Emergency as it Fails to Provide Water to Residents
Mississippi governor Tate Reeves on Monday evening issued a grave warning to the residents of the city of Jackson. ‘Do not drink the water,” Reeves warned, according to local news agency Mississippi Free Press. Jackson is the capital of Mississippi and is its largest city
Jackson, Mississippi, to go without reliable drinking water indefinitely
Jackson, Mississippi, will go without reliable drinking water indefinitely, officials said on Monday, after pumps at the main water treatment plant failed, leading to the emergency distribution of bottled water and tanker trucks for 180,000 people.
Mississippi capital: Water everywhere, not a drop to drink
Mississippi's capital city is grappling with multiple water problems -- too much on the ground after heavy rainfall in the past week, and not enough safe water coming through the pipes for people to use.