Residents across the country donate water to Jacksonians


As repairs make way for improvements at the OB Curtis water plant, a boil water advisory remains in place until two rounds of tests show clear results. Many affected residents said the experience was a nightmare. “It’s been a bit difficult. The water is coming out as usual. I can’t wait to get it fixed. It’s a bit of a burden,” Leroy Jackson said. On Saturday, crews repaired and installed the second raw water pump. “We’ve been waiting a long time, and thank God it’s finally here,” Margaret Washington said. While Jackson residents wait to officially use their own water, people across the country have stepped in to help. told me to bring water to Jackson, and here we are,” said Andrea Roberson of Chicago. “I’m very grateful to everyone who has helped us. Thank you very much,” Jackson said. “It makes me feel good — like somebody really cares about us and really answers us. So, I really appreciate that. It’s really awesome,” Washington said. Officials said they plan to continue their survey sampling until the full sample is ready. to start. City of Jackson leaders said if someone’s water isn’t clear or the pressure is down, they can report the problems here.

As repairs make way for improvements at the OB Curtis water plant, a boil water advisory remains in place until two rounds of tests show clear results.

Many affected residents said the experience was a nightmare.

“It’s been a bit difficult. The water is coming out as usual. I can’t wait to get it fixed. It’s a bit of a burden,” Leroy Jackson said.

On Saturday, crews repaired and installed the second raw water pump.

“We’ve been waiting a long time, and thank God it’s finally here,” Margaret Washington said.

As Jackson residents wait to officially use their own water, people across the country have stepped in to help.

“I was watching TV, and they were talking about the flood that happened. The disaster and everything, and I just, something came to me and told me to bring water to Jackson , and here we are,” said Andrea Roberson of Chicago. .

“I’m very grateful to everyone who has helped us. Thank you very much,” Jackson said.

“It makes me feel good — like somebody really cares about us and really answers us. So, I really appreciate that. It’s really awesome,” Washington said.

Officials said they plan to continue their investigative sampling until full sampling is ready to begin.

City of Jackson leaders said if someone’s water isn’t clear or the pressure is down, they can report the problems here.


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