Water distribution in Jackson on March 5


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The City of Jackson will distribute non-potable (flushing) water on Friday, March 5. The water will be distributed at the following locations from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Forest Hill High School – 2607 Raymond Road, Jackson, MS 39212
  • Callaway High School – 601 Beasley Rd, Jackson, MS 39206
  • Davis Road Park – 2125 Davis Road, Byram, MS 39272
  • Walton Elementary School – 3200 Bailey Avenue, Jackson, MS, 39213

The Salvation Army Jackson Corps will distribute 480 food boxes and 320 cases of water starting at 9:00 a.m. on Friday at the following locations:

  • Forest Hill High School – 2607 Raymond Rd, Jackson, MS 39212
  • Sunset Plaza Apartments – 3540 Sunset Dr, Jackson, MS 39213

New Heights Church and Williamson Ave Church will be conducting a joint water distribution effort on Friday. The drive-thru distribution will be at 2443 Williamson Avenue, Jackson, MS 39213. Neighbors can pick up water from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The water will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.

The City of Byram announced Mac Haik will hand out bottled water from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Byram Fire Station. One case will be given per car. Drivers are asked to enter the Parkway from Siwell Road.

This weekend, there will be more water and food distribution drives.

  • On Saturday, March 6, there will be a drinking water and non-potable water distribution at the Griffith Memorial Baptist Church in Jackson from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • The Greater Jackson Arts Council (GJAC) is partnering with the Reuben V. Anderson Center for Justice and other community groups to host a drive-thru food bank on Saturday, March 6.
  • Ole Miss Athletics will hold a water drive during this weekend’s baseball series against Belmont to help address the water shortage in Jackson.
  • On Sunday, March 7, bottled water will be distributed at College Hill M.B. Church in Jackson from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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