JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The City of Jackson announced non-potable (flushing) water will be available for neighbors until Friday, February 26. Members of the Mississippi National Guard will assist in providing water resources at four of the locations.
The non-potable water will be available from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 25 and Friday, February 26. Neighbors are asked to bring their own containers.
- Forest Hill High School – 2607 Raymond Road, Jackson, MS 39212
- Raines Elementary School – 156 N Flag Chapel Road, Jackson, MS 39209
- Walton Elementary School – 3200 Bailey Avenue, Jackson, MS, 39213
- Callaway High School – 601 Beasley Rd, Jackson, MS 39206
- Provine High School – 2400 Robinson St, Jackson, MS 39209
- New Mt Zion Missionary Baptist Church – 140 Maple St, Jackson, MS 39203
- Davis Road Park – 5901 Terry Road Byram, MS 39272
Jackson leaders said the Jackson Fire Department locations for non-potable water have been removed from the list, so the department can focus on deliveries to the elderly and homebound. The city’s Water Sewer Business Administration (WSBA) lobby will reopen on Thursday, February, 25, 2021.
City Council President Aaron Banks, Ward 6, announced a new tanker with non-potable water will be available at New Vineyard Church, located at 4207 Rainey Road in Jackson. The tanker will serve the following locations:
- Lost Lake Circle
- Swan Lake
- Mayfair Subdivision
- Heritage Estates
- Brookleigh Hills
- Tory Pines
- Eagle Ridge
Those neighbors are asked to bring their own containers for the non-potable water. Bottled water will also be available.
In Byram, there will be a water distribution event on Friday, February 26. The event will be at the Byram Fire Station, located at 200 Byram Parkway, starting at 10:00 a.m. One case of drinking water will be given to each car. Leaders also announced Home Depot of Madison donated 330 five gallon buckets that will be distributed for flush water usage.
In Utica, Rep. Stephanie Foster announced there will be a water giveaway at Greater Zion Travelers M.B. Church, located at 7501 Highway 27 N. The giveaway starts at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 25.