Jackson water crisis: Your questions answered


MT Asks: Your questions about the Jackson water crisis answered

On Aug. 29, Gov. Tate Reeves announced Jackson’s water system was failing. The city water system has been plagued with problems for years, including tens of thousands of residents losing water between one and three weeks during a 2021 winter storm. In this episode of MT Speaks, environment reporter Alex Rozier answers six reader questions about the crisis.

This article first appeared on Mississippi Today and is republished here under a Creative Commons license.