Jackson residents told to shower with their mouths closed as water crisis persists

Posted on AllSides September 2nd, 2022
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Residents of Jackson, Mississippi, are desperately waiting for a basic human necessity: safe running water.

Officials in this city, where conditions remain dire, have warned against using water in certain circumstances. Gov. Tate Reeves declared a state of emergency Monday after a storm last week aggravated longstanding issues with the city's water infrastructure.

The National Guard has been called to help, but the urgent crisis has no end in sight. Schools and businesses have been forced to close and residents are now being told to shower with their mouths closed because the...

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