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By Emily Wagster Pettus, Matthew Daly, Aaron Morrison, Associated Press
Reeves, a Republican, blames Jackson's water crisis on mismanagement at the city level.
By Michael Goldberg, Associated Press/Report for America
JACKSON, Miss. — In mid-September, Howard Sanders bumped down pothole-ridden streets in a white Cadillac weighed down with water bottles on his way to a home in Ward 3, a neglected neighborhood that he called “a war zone.” Sanders, director…
By Renuka Rayasam, Kaiser Health News
Jackson, Mississippi officials announced Sunday that water pressure has been restored to most of the city's customers. The boil notice will continue until the city reports two rounds of clear samples.
By Associated Press
President Joe Biden says his administration has offered Mississippi “every single thing available” to address the water crisis that has gripped the state’s capital.
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press, Michael Goldberg, Associated Press/Report for America
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says he's declaring a state of emergency as the city's longstanding water problems have been exacerbated by recent flooding.
By Michael Hill, Aaron Martin
Like Flint before it, Benton Harbor, Michigan, is in the midst of a water crisis. The water flowing through the city’s pipes and into homes is not safe to consume because of the risk of lead exposure. There are more…
By Suman Naishadham, Associated Press
The report says 60 percent of the countries it surveyed urgently need better warning systems to avert water-related disasters.
By John Yang, Courtney Norris, Lynsey Jeffery
Much of Mississippi's largest city is beginning its fourth week without safe drinking water coming out of faucets. Jackson residents, about 80 percent of whom are Black, remain under a system-wide order to boil water, and some don't have any…
By Jeff Martin, Leah Willingham, Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
Mississippi's largest city is still struggling with water problems, more than two weeks after winter storms and freezing weather ravaged the system.
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