Jackson, MS, Residents Still Lack Running Water Two Weeks After Cold Snap

HeadlineMar 01, 2021

In Mississippi, residents of Jackson have spent nearly two weeks under “boil water” orders, after a February cold snap burst pipes and left thousands of people without reliable access to running water. The crisis has cast a new light on Jackson’s crumbling infrastructure, with Mayor Chokwe Lumumba warning it could cost over $1 billion to fix the city’s aging water system.

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