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Jackson Remains Under Boil Water Notices A Month After Winter Storm Devastated Mississippi Capital

In Jackson, Mississippi, more than 70% of residents are still under a boil water notice almost a month after a winter storm shut off the city’s water system. By the end of last week, running water was restored for most residents but it’s still not safe to drink.

Here & Now’s Lisa Mullins speaks with Jackson Public Works Director Charles Williams for the latest on the water crisis in Mississippi’s largest city.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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