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Saturday, April 10, 2021

Jackson water crisis continues

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Jackson water crisis continues
Jackson water crisis continues
Jackson water crisis continues

IT HAPPENED?JACKSO’S MAIN WATER PLANT WASFORCED TO SHUT DOWN WEDNESDAYBECAUSE OPERATORS COULDN’T GETWATER FROM THE RESERVOIRMANAGERS SAY IT’S A BIG SETBACK.TH HAD BEEN MAKING PROGRESSRESTORING WATER PRESSURETHROUGHOUT THE SYSTEM, EVEN THEGAINS THAT WE MADE THIS WEEK,RIGHT?WE HAVE A DAY LIKE TODAY WE LOSEA LITTLE BIT OF THAT PUBLICWORKS DIRECTOR.DR. CHARLES WILLIAMS SAYS THEPROBLEMS STEM FROM DEBRISBLOCKING SCREENS THAT BRINGWATER FROM THE HUGE LAKE IN TOTHE O CURTIS TREATMENT PLANTSPRAYERS ON AND THE SPRAYERSWERE NOT PRAISE FOR NOTFUNCTIONING TRASH ACCUMULATEDAND JUST CAUSE IT NOT TO WORK TOOPERATE NEW PROBLEMS AT THEWATER PLANT COMMENTS RESIDENCEAT ONE SENIOR LIVING FACILITYBANK FOR HELP.THEY’RE FORCED TO CARRY BUCKETSOF WATER UP A FLIGHT OF STAIRSTO FLUSH THEIR TOILETS.THEY COULD GET SOMEONE, YOU KNOWLIKE TO CARRY THE WATER TO THEELDERLY FOLKS.DOOR THAT WOULD BE A BIG HELP.I MEAN SOME VOLUNTEER TO DOSOMETHING THEY HAD OF ONE LOCALNONPROFIT PLANS TO BRING IN ITSMEMBERS TO MAKE SURE RESIDENTSGET THE WATER THEY NEED WHENTHEY NEED IT MOST THAT WOULDMAKE A LOT OF DIFFERENT IT SUREWOULD IT WOULD I KNOW THEY WOULDAPPRECIATE IT BACK AT THE WATERTREATMENT PLANT THE CITY BROUGHTIN CONTRACTORS TO REMOVE THEDEBRIS AND GET THE FACILITY BACKONLINE AS SOON

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