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Mississippi's Largest City Sees Third Week Without Water For Many, With No Return In Sight

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

Residents of Jackson, Mississippi, are still without access to clean water more than two weeks after severe winter weather ravaged through the South.
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The Jackson Water Crisis: Decades Of Disrepair, Disinvestment Frustrate Efforts To Restore Service In Mississippi

The Jackson Water Crisis: Decades Of Disrepair, Disinvestment Frustrate Efforts To Restore Service In Mississippi

1 month ago   |   By News One

It has been a long two weeks and counting for Arekia Bennett. Weeks after a vicious winter storm blew through the Gulf Coast, Bennett and other residents in Jackson, Mississippi, were still without water.
A resident of South Jackson, Bennett says water issues have happened before, but nothing like the current crisis.
“Ain't like I've never been without water before,” Bennett told NewsOne in a recent interview. “I don't think my family has gone over two or three days, three days max .”
On Tuesday, Bennett traveled to her brother's house in North Jackson to take advantage of his running...
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