Jackson mayor urges water conservation ahead of ‘College GameDay’

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi – 2022-10-24 20:07:38

In the ongoing saga between Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba and Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves, Lumumba responded to criticism Monday from Reeves in a long, wide-ranging press conference on the steps of Jackson City Hall.

Lumumba said the city’s water system was on the precipice of failure this weekend as more than 55,000 people were in town for Jackson State University’s homecoming game against Campbell University.

He also warned that an even larger crowd coming to Jackson this weekend for JSU’s game against Southern University with ESPN’s “College GameDay” could again push the…

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