Jackson Mayor announces sewer repairs and boil water notice updates

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi Clarion Ledger – 2022-08-15 16:42:06

As sewer woes plague Jackson residents, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba announced Monday that the city has been approved for funds to replace sewer lines in two Jackson subdivisions that have long experienced problems.

The city’s sewer system has led to tens of millions of gallons of untreated wastewater flowing into Jackson-area waterways, with much of that ending up in the Pearl River, and neighborhoods have seen raw sewage flow down their streets in recent months.

The Queens and Country Club subdivisions will see “just about every sewer line” replaced, if everything goes to plan, City…

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