Jackson to lose running water for unknown amount of time: Mississippi governor

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Up to 180,000 people living in Mississippi’s capital city will be affected by a running water shortage for an unclear amount of time, city and state officials said Monday night. Overwhelmed by complications created by heavy rainfall and flooding, the main pumps at Jackson’s main water treatment facility have been heavily damaged.
3 months ago·Jackson, United States

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