Lumumba says EPA gives the all clear on Jackson water

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi – 2022-10-31 15:19:29

The City of Jackson is in compliance with the Safe Drinking Water act, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba said during a press conference Monday.

Lumumba said he was given the information by the Unified Command Group early Monday.

“That was certainly welcome by the EPA,” Lumumba said. “The EPA, in conjunction with the Mississippi Department of Health performed a series of tests on our drinking water over the last several months are in and revealed that our water is, in fact, safe to drink.”

The lead and copper results, however, have not yet been released, but have been completed,…

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