Damaged fire hydrant repaired, South Jackson neighbors under boil water notice


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – On Saturday, the City of Jackson Water Department was notified about a damaged fire hydrant on Rankin Street near the railroad tracks.

The hydrant is tied to a 16 inch water main that helps feed water to Jackson. Crews repaired the fire hydrant.

Leaders issued a precautionary boil water advisory for the following areas until further notice:

  • [100-199] East Rankin Street; 39201
  • [100-399] West Rankin Street; 39201
  • [100-399] Beatty Street; 39201
  • [800-1399] South West Street; 39201

The advisory affects 30 connections in the city’s drinking water system.

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