O.B. Water Treatment Plant improving, boil water notice still in effect


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – A boil water notice remains in effect for all surface water connections in Jackson and impacted surrounding areas, following Friday’s water issues at O.B. Water Treatment Plant.

Jackson city leaders said the storage tanks are beginning to fill and the city pressure is around 85 psi. Their goal is to gradually increase toward 90 psi.

There still may be some isolated areas at higher elevation in South Jackson experiencing low or no water pressure, tanks will continue to fill over the next day, according to officials. Two consecutive days of water samples have also been delivered to the Mississippi State Department of Health and they are awaiting results. 

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