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Jackson, Mississippi declares water emergency amid boil advisory

Posted on AllSides January 3rd, 2023
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The capital of Mississippi, Jackson, was under a local state of emergency after the city's government issued a precautionary boil water advisory. 

"I have issued a local state of emergency due to the ongoing issues with water pressure caused by the extreme winter weather. Please continue to report leaks. Crews are working hard to isolate the issues and restore pressure," Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba tweeted on Sunday. 

In a statement, the mayor said that there were reports of little-to-no pressure in South Jackon, Byram, West Jackson and other neighborhoods scattered throughout...

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