JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – On September 28, Jackson Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba announced the discovery of 16 lead service lines.

Upon further investigation, leaders said the 16 identified lines have been field-checked and are not lead. 

They said the city does not have any known lead service lines at this time. If any are discovered, officials said they would take action to notify the property owner or resident.