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Free Emergency Preparedness Training

Posted on January 17, 2023

For Immediate Release: January 17, 2023 (Jackson, Miss.) - Officials with the Jackson Fire Department will host two training sessions once a month to prepare and assist residents with emergency preparedness training. Being prepared for an emergency can help reduce fear and anxiety, as well as lessen the impact on life and property. The free one hour...

Water distribution by the numbers

Posted on January 12, 2023

For Immediate Release: January 11, 2023 (Jackson, Miss.) - Following the lift of the system wide boil water notice on customers, the City of Jackson wants to extend a special “Thank You” to the Mississippi Rapid Response Coalition and the City’s Constituent Services Department.  The City and MRRC made a commitment to provide free, clean drinking...

Roll-Off Dumpster Day Jan. 14

Posted on January 10, 2023

For Immediate Release: January 10, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson has rescheduled its next Roll-Off Dumpster Day for residents. Please see the upcoming date and location below: Date:          Saturday, January 14 Time:         8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (weather permitting) Location:  Metrocenter Mall (Old Dillard's parking lot) 3645 HWY 80      ...

Boil water lift for ALL surface connections

Posted on January 7, 2023

For Immediate Release: January 7, 2023  The precautionary boil water notices for ALL CONNECTIONS on the City of Jackson's surface water system is now lifted.   PWS 250008 118  All Surface Connections  For more information, please call 601-960-2723 during business hours or 601-960-1777/601-960-1875 after 4 p.m. Please see attached for additional details.

Mayor Lumumba, partners secure nearly $800 million in aid for Jackson’s troubled water system

Posted on January 6, 2023

For Immediate Release: January 6, 2023   Mayor Lumumba, partners secure nearly $800 million in aid for Jackson's troubled water system "Today, we can finally say after decades of kicking the can of crumbling infrastructure down the road, the stars have aligned for Jackson."   (Jackson, Miss.) - Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba made a major announcement Thursday...

Boil water lifts by zip code

Posted on January 6, 2023

For Immediate Release: January 5, 2023  The precautionary boil water notices for residents living in the zip codes listed below are now lifted:   PWS 250008 118  39211 (Lifted 12-30) 39206 39202 39201 39213 For more information, please call 601-960-2723 during business hours or 601-960-1777/601-960-1875 after 4 p.m. Please see attached for additional details.

Water distribution: Wednesday, January 4

Posted on January 4, 2023

Water Distribution Schedule, Wednesday, January 4 2 p.m. Metro Center Mall near old Dillards Loading Dock -- Flushing Water & Drinking Water Forest Hill High School -- Flushing Water Only If you are elderly or disabled and unable to travel to a distribution site, please call 311 or 601-960-1111. En Español Calendario de distribución de agua, 4...

Nonprofit to host free pet resource clinic

Posted on January 3, 2023

For Immediate Release: January 3, 2022   Best Friends Animal Society to host free pet resource clinic this Saturday in Jackson    Best Friends has collected and analyzed detailed data to determine that Jackson is a top community in the United States for pet lifesaving opportunities.   (Jackson, Miss.) - Residents are welcome to attend...

Emergency Water Distribution

Posted on December 25, 2022

Emergency Water Distribution Christmas Day, December 25th Provided by the City of Jackson 2:00pm to 3:30 South Jackson Metro Center Mall 3645 Hwy 80

City of Jackson Emergency Water Distribution

Posted on December 25, 2022

Emergency Water Distribution Christmas Day, December 25th Provided by the City of Jackson 2:00pm to 3:30 South Jackson Metro Center Mall 3645 Hwy 80

Water Distribution

Posted on December 25, 2022

Water Distribution Christmas Day, December 25th 12:00pm to 1:30pm North Jackson: Corner of Northside Drive and Manhattan Rd near Smillow Prep South Jackson: 2875 McDowell Rd., Jackson, MS 39204 Provided by Mississippi Rapid Response Coalition in partnership with City of Jackson

Citywide Boil Water Advisory

Posted on December 25, 2022

Due to the loss of system pressure, the City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice for ALL SURFACE WATER CONNECTIONS. This advisory includes surface water connections in Byram and Hinds County. The system has lost pressure due to breaks in the distribution system that have not...

Winter Weather Prep

Posted on December 21, 2022

Jackson shelters open ahead of extreme cold  

Posted on December 21, 2022

For Immediate Release: December 20, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson's Office of Housing and Community Development in partnership with Stewpot Community Services, Central Mississippi Continuum of Care, Hinds County Sheriff Department, Shower Power and Mississippi Housing Partnership are planning several emergency responses to the extreme cold temperatures expected later this week. The National...

Winter weather tips from MEMA

Posted on December 19, 2022

For Immediate Release: December 19, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - With freezing temperatures expected later this week, the City of Jackson is advising residents to follow the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency’s tips for winter weather. Please share: DRESS FOR THE WEATHER: Wear several layers of loose-fitting, lightweight and warm clothing rather than one layer of heavy clothing....

Mayor Lumumba, third party administrator Ted Henifin host town hall to discuss water system agreement

Posted on December 8, 2022

(Jackson, Miss.)- Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba and third party administrator Ted Henifin hosted a town hall Wednesday night to give residents an update on the latest developments of the City’s agreement with the Department of Justice, EPA and Mississippi Department of Health over its beleaguered water system. The agreement includes the selection of Henifin...

Jackson Zoo giraffe “Knox” dies Monday

Posted on December 6, 2022

For Immediate Release: December 5, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.)- The City of Jackson is saddened to announce that Jackson Zoo fixture "Knox," a reticulated giraffe, died Monday. A necropsy report will be finalized by the end of the day to determine the cause of death of the giraffe. It will be performed by Veterinarian Dr. Michael...

King Edward, Jobs for Jacksonians Hosting Job Fair

Posted on December 1, 2022

For Immediate Release: December 1, 2022 (Jackson, Miss) -The King Edward - Hilton Garden Inn is partnering with the Jobs for Jacksonians program to host a job fair from10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 7at theKing Edward - Hilton Garden Inn at 235 W. Capitol Street. Recruiters are hiring candidates for the following positions: Guest...

Statement from Mayor Lumumba on water system agreement  

Posted on November 30, 2022

For Immediate Release: November 30, 2022 "After months of collaboration with the U.S. Department of Justice, the Mississippi Department of Health and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the City of Jackson is pleased that we have finally reached an agreement that represents a critical next step in our efforts to provide immediate and long-term solutions for...

Capital City Lights Returns to Downtown Jackson on December 2

Posted on November 9, 2022

​For Immediate Release: November 9, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - Capital City Lights, a collaborative holiday extravaganza, announced its second annual seasonal event today, and will return to Capitol Street in Downtown Jackson Friday, December 2, with festivities beginning at 4 p.m. An effort to usher in the holiday season by nearly two dozen organizations, Capital City...

Jackson Targets Over $100M in Federal Funding to Address Water Crisis

Posted on October 24, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2022  (Jackson, Miss.)– The City of Jackson is taking a proactive stance in responding to its current water crisis. The Mayor’s Office has its sights on over $100 million in federal funding that will be immediately available to advance efforts to repair, upgrade and modernize the city’s drinking water and...

City of Jackson releases RFP for professional services

Posted on October 20, 2022

For Immediate Release October 20, 2022  (Jackson, Miss) - The City of Jackson, working closely with the U.S. Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency, has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Professional Services for Operation, Maintenance and Management of the O.B. Curtis and J.H. Fewell water treatment plants, tanks and well facilities of...

Mayor Lumumba extends gratitude to out-of-state workers for support during Jackson water crisis  

Posted on October 20, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   October 20, 2022  (Jackson, Miss.) – This week four emergency contracts expired which included the support of a handful of remarkable out-of-state teams brought into the City of Jackson by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to help stabilize and make repairs to O.B. Curtis and J.H. Fewell water treatment plants. These out-of-state teams...

 Jackson Observes Mississippi Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Posted on October 18, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 18, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) – The City of Jackson is joining the National Weather Service and Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) in recognizing October 17-20 as Mississippi Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week.  Severe weather can develop quickly, and as we anticipate temperatures that may reach freezing over the next 24 hours,...

City creates online portal for business licenses 

Posted on October 18, 2022

For Immediate Release: October 18, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson's Planning and Development Department has been working on a number of exciting and informative projects in recent months, including the revamping of its business licenses program.  Current or prospective business owners who prefer to purchase and renew their license online now have that ability. For...

Workforce Development Summit

Posted on October 17, 2022

For Immediate Release: October 17, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.)- The City of Jackson's Jobs for Jacksonians program is proud to announce they will host a comprehensive Workforce Development Summit this Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Jackson State University E-Center at 1230 Raymond Rd. The vision of the summit is to create vibrant economic outcomes that lead...

Water system update: Tuesday, September 27

Posted on September 27, 2022

For Immediate Release: September 27, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The O.B. Curtis Water Plant remained at steady pressure overnight and is currently operating at 88 PSI. We are continuing to experience significant water leaks throughout system. Crews are responding to leaks throughout the City and will continue to prioritize repairs to protect the storage tanks. Repairs...

Water system update: Monday, September 26

Posted on September 27, 2022

For Immediate Release: September 26, 2022   (Jackson, Miss.) - The O.B. Curtis Water Plant remained at steady pressure throughout the weekend and is currently operating at 86 PSI. Multiple major water leaks occurred during the weekend. Crews are responding to leaks throughout the City and will continue to prioritize repairs to protect the storage tanks.   ...

Boil water notice: severed water line

Posted on September 27, 2022

For Immediate Release: September 26, 2022 Boil Water Notice    Due to the recent loss in water pressure, the City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice for the following areas:   PWS 250012 09   [7300-8899] Gary Road, Byram: 39272    Gary Drive  Glen Haven Subdivision Glennhaven Drive Glennhaven Court Glenn Oak Circle Cedar Glenn Drive Brank...

Water system update: Thursday, September 15

Posted on September 15, 2022

For Immediate Release: September 15, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The O.B. Curtis Water Plant remained at steady pressure over the past 24 hours and is currently working at 85 PSI. Pressure should be stable throughout city. The boil water notice for ALL City of Jackson water customers HAS BEEN LIFTED.    We are receiving isolated reports of...

Boil water notice LIFTED

Posted on September 15, 2022

For Immediate Release: September 15, 2022    (Jackson, Miss.) - The boil water notice for ALL City of Jackson water customers HAS BEEN LIFTED, per the Mississippi State Department of Health.    Residents are advised to run their faucets for a few minutes to clear any old water.    The City of Jackson would like...

Rider Alert: Detour Route 9

Posted on September 15, 2022

Route Detour From Grand Ave. ROUTES: Fixed-Route 9 (Grand Ave.) Inbound/Outbound EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY   Cause: Street Conditions Outbound: continue down Amite St., Proceed to Robinson Rd., LEFT on Prentiss St., resuming current service. Inbound: Continue on Prentiss St., RIGHT on Robinson Rd., RIGHT on Capital St., proceeding to Union Station. PLEASE ADD TIME TO YOUR...

Water system update: Wednesday, September 14

Posted on September 14, 2022

For Immediate Release: September 14, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The O.B. Curtis Water Plant remained at steady pressure over the past 24 hours and is currently working at 89 PSI. All tanks are currently maintaining good margins for overhead storage. Onsite storage at the plant has gained some additional margin. Pressure should be stable throughout city. ...

Water system update: Tuesday, September 13

Posted on September 13, 2022

For Immediate Release: September 13, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The O.B. Curtis Water Plant remained steady pressure over the past 24 hours and is currently working at 89 PSI. All tanks are currently maintaining good margins for overhead storage. Pressure should be stable throughout city.    We are receiving isolated reports of discolored water and pressure...

Water system update: Monday, September 12

Posted on September 12, 2022

For Immediate Release: September 12, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The O.B. Curtis Water Plant remained at a steady pressure over the past 24 hours and is currently working at 88 PSI. Overall water production did increase yesterday on both the membrane and conventional side of the plant. All tanks are maintaining good margins of overhead storage....

Water system update: Saturday, September 10

Posted on September 10, 2022

(Jackson, Miss.) - The O.B. Curtis Water Plant remained at a steady pressure over the past 24 hours and is currently working at 88 PSI. All tanks are currently maintaining good margins for overhead storage and made gains overnight. Pressure should still be stable throughout city. Overall water production continues to improve. Yesterday, the membrane...

Water system update: Friday, September 9

Posted on September 9, 2022

For Immediate Release: September 9, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The O.B. Curtis Water Plant remained at a steady pressure over the past 24 hours and is currently working at 87 PSI. Pressure should be stable throughout city.    Overall, water production continues to improve. Yesterday, the O.B. Curtis membrane plant increased from 14.1 million gallons...

Water system update: Thursday, September 8

Posted on September 8, 2022

(Jackson, Miss.) - The O.B. Curtis Water Plant remained at a steady pressure over the past 24 hours and is currently working at 87 PSI. The gains made yesterday in the overhead storage tanks were maintained overnight. Forest Hill High School did have pressure restored yesterday. Overall water production is increased from earlier in the week....

Water system update: Wednesday, September 7

Posted on September 7, 2022

All storage tanks have stable water levels; no tanks are reporting low at this time. (Jackson, Miss.) - The O.B. Curtis Water Plant remained at a steady pressure over the past 24 hours and is currently working at 87 PSI. Significant gains were made overnight in the overhead storage tanks. We have restored the margin...

Updated water distribution sites: The Mississippi Rapid Response Coalition

Posted on September 6, 2022

For Immediate Release: September 6, 2022   (Jackson, Miss.) - The Mississippi Rapid Response Coalition has made some updates to its water distribution sites. Please see below for the updated information:  Tuesday, Sept 6 @5pm  South Jackson - Sykes Community Center, 520 Sykes Rd. - Oak Forest Community Center, 2827 Oak Forest Dr. West Jackson...

Water system update: Tuesday, September 6

Posted on September 6, 2022

(Jackson, Miss.) - The O.B. Curtis Water Plant remained at a steady pressure over the past 24 hours and is currently working at 86 PSI. The margin of storage that was built over the weekend has decreased some over the past 24 hours. We have maintained stable storage in the clear wells at the plant. However,...

Water system update: Monday, September 5 

Posted on September 5, 2022

For Immediate Release: September 5, 2022 All of Jackson should now have pressure and most are now experiencing normal pressure. (Jackson, Miss.) - The O.B. Curtis Water Plant held steady overnight and into this morning. The total plant output is currently meeting our goal of 87 PSI. Higher water pressure at the plant results in improved water...

Water system update: Sunday, September 4

Posted on September 4, 2022

For Immediate Release: September 4, 2022   (Jackson, Miss.) - The O.B. Curtis Water Plant again made significant gains overnight and into this morning. The total plant output has increased to 90 PSI. This is exceeding our goal of 87 PSI or better. The outlook continues to be positive. However, additional challenges as repairs and...

Water system update: Saturday, September 3

Posted on September 3, 2022

For Immediate Release: September 3, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The O.B. Curtis Water Plant made significant gains overnight and into this morning. The total plant output has increased to 86 PSI. This is approaching our goal of 87 PSI or better. The outlook is very stable. However, additional challenges as repairs and adjustments are made...

Water System update: Friday, September 2

Posted on September 2, 2022

For Immediate Release:  September 2, 2022   (Jackson, Miss.) - The O.B. Curtis Water Plant made significant gains overnight and into this morning. There are some challenges remaining to navigate over the next few days, but the outlook for today is continued progress.  The total plant output has increased to 80 PSI. The ideal pressure level...

Water system update: Thursday, September 1

Posted on September 1, 2022

For Immediate Release: September 1, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The O.B. Curtis Water Plant made significant gains overnight and into this morning. There are some challenges remaining to navigate over the next few days, but the outlook for today is currently continued progress. Over half of the tanks on the surface system have begun filling...

Water system update: Wednesday, August 31

Posted on August 31, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 31, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The O.B. Curtis Water Plant experienced some challenges with water chemistry again early this morning which has resulted in the depletion of the surface water tanks. The overall water pressure has decreased to 40 PSI (pounds per square inch).  At this level most surface water customers will...

Update: Mississippi Rapid Response Coalition water distribution sites

Posted on August 31, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 31, 2022   (Jackson, Miss.) –  The Mississippi Rapid Response Coalition will distribute bottled water daily at the following times and locations:    5 p.m. Monday – Friday   South Jackson Sykes Community Center, 520 Sykes Rd. Oak Forest Community Center, 2827 Oak Forest Dr. West Jackson   Westland Plaza Parking Lot...

Water distribution: Wednesday, August 31

Posted on August 31, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 31, 2022  (Jackson, Miss.) – The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today at three Jackson fire stations.  All distributions begin at 2 p.m. and will resume until supplies run out. There is a limit of one case of water per vehicle.    Please see...

Water distribution sites: Mississippi Rapid Response Coalition

Posted on August 30, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 30, 2022   (Jackson, Miss.) -  The Mississippi Rapid Response Coalition will distribute bottled water daily at the following times and locations:    5 p.m. Monday - Friday   South Jackson Sykes Community Center, 520 Sykes Rd. Oak Forest Community Center, 2827 Oak Forest Dr. West Jackson   Westland Plaza Parking Lot...

Non-potable water available

Posted on August 30, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 30, 2022   (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson has brought in tankers to distribute non-potable water to residents in need. Residents are asked to bring a container - such as a garbage can or cooler - to store the water. The tankers are located at Forest Hill High School...

Boil water notice still in effect; water distribution site set up

Posted on August 30, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 30, 2022    (Jackson, Miss.) – The City of Jackson in partnership with the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today. The distribution will take place from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Hawkins Field Airport. There is a limit of one case of water per...

Mayor Lumumba declares water system emergency 

Posted on August 29, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 29, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - Due to complications from the Pearl River flooding, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba is declaring a water system emergency as water pressure issues at the O.B. Curtis Water Plant are resulting in low or no water pressure for many Jackson customers. The water shortage is likely to last the...

Water distribution sites: Monday, August 29

Posted on August 29, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 29, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) – The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today.  There is a limit of one case of water per vehicle. The distribution will resume until supplies run out. Please see below for details: WHAT:       Water distribution site #...

Flooding affects O.B. Curtis Water Plant 

Posted on August 29, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 29, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The flooding of the Pearl River has created problems with treating water at the O.B. Curtis Water Plant. Adjustments to the water treatment process are being made and has led to a temporary decrease in the production of water for some areas. This will remain an...

Flood update: Friday, August 26

Posted on August 26, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 26, 2022 City engaged in flood response as Pearl River expected to rise  City of Jackson residents affected by the 2020 flood are advised to take precautions  (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson is advising residents who were affected by the 2020 flood to make evacuation plans in the next 48...

Water distribution: Friday, August 26

Posted on August 26, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 26, 2022    (Jackson, Miss.) – The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today. The distribution will take place at 2 p.m. at Fire Station 1. The City will use this location daily for the near future. There is a limit of one case of water per...

City engaged in flood response as Pearl River expected to rise 

Posted on August 26, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 25, 2022 City of Jackson residents affected by the 2020 flood are advised to take precautions  (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson is expected to experience flooding in some areas of the City as the Barnett Reservoir releases water from the spillway to relieve pressure on the reservoir dam. This will cause...

Mayor declares local emergency

Posted on August 24, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 24, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has declared a local emergency concerning the risk of flash flooding to the City of Jackson.    The severe weather may include risk of minor to moderate river flash flooding, threat of structural damage, and obstruction to roadways and bridges. There is...

Flash Flood Emergency Declaration 8-24-22

Posted on August 24, 2022

Flash Flood ER Declaration

Water restored to Presidential Hills

Posted on August 24, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 24, 2022 UPDATE: A power outage caused an electrically operated water valve to close in Presidential Hills, resulting in a temporary water outage for that area. The outage only affected the tank that provides water to Presidential Hills. City work crews have manually opened the valve to increase water pressure as Entergy restores...

Update on boil water notice

Posted on August 24, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 24, 2022   (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson remains under a boil water advisory until it is able to conduct two days of clear test samples. Due to the consecutive days of heavy rainfall, the City has been unable to conduct sampling. We are hopeful to resume sampling this weekend...

Power outage in Presidential Hills affects water customers

Posted on August 24, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 24, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - A temporary power outage at one of the City’s well water facilities has resulted in a water outage for residents of the Presidential Hills community in northwest Jackson. Entergy is aware of the outage and working to restore power. The City will provide updates as soon as new...

Water distribution: Wednesday, Aug. 24

Posted on August 24, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 24, 2022    (Jackson, Miss.) – The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today. The distribution will take place at 2 p.m. at Fire Station 1. The City will use this location daily for the near future. There is a limit of one case of water per...

Water distribution: Monday, Aug. 22

Posted on August 22, 2022

For Immediate Release:  August 22, 2022  (Jackson, Miss.) – The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today. The distribution will take place at 2 p.m. at Fire Station 1. The City will use this location daily for the near future. There is a limit of one case of water per vehicle....

Water distribution site: Thursday, Aug. 18

Posted on August 18, 2022

For Immediate Release:  August 18, 2022  (Jackson, Miss.) – The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today. The distribution will take place at 2 p.m. at Fire Station 1. The City will use this location daily for the near future. There is a limit of one case of water per vehicle....

City of Jackson’s JTRAN awarded $8.7M in federal funding

Posted on August 17, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 17, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) -  The Federal Transit Administration under President Joe Biden announced Tuesday over $8.7 million in federal grant funding to the City of Jackson’s JTRAN public transit system. The funding will allow the City to implement findings from its comprehensive "Connect JXN Transit Plan” study that has looked at ways to upgrade and...

Water distribution site: Wednesday, Aug. 17

Posted on August 17, 2022

For Immediate Release:  August 17, 2022  (Jackson, Miss.) – The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today. The distribution will take place at 2 p.m. at Fire Station 1. The City will use this location daily for the near future. There is a limit of one case of water per vehicle....

Water distribution: Tuesday, Aug. 16

Posted on August 16, 2022

For Immediate Release:  August 16, 2022  (Jackson, Miss.) – The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today. The distribution will take place at 2 p.m. at Fire Station 1. The City will use this location daily for the near future. There is a limit of one case of water per vehicle....

Water distribution site: Week of Aug. 15 – 19

Posted on August 15, 2022

For Immediate Release:  August 15, 2022  (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today. The distribution will take place at 2 p.m. at Fire Station 1. The City will use this location for the near future. There is a limit of one case of water per...

Water distribution: Saturday, August 13

Posted on August 13, 2022

For Immediate Release:  August 13, 2022  (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today. There is a limit of one case of water per vehicle. The distribution will resume until supplies run out.    Please see below for details:   WHAT:       Water distribution site ...

Roll-Off Dumpster Day Saturday

Posted on August 12, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 12, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson has scheduled its next Roll-Off Dumpster Day for residents. Please see the upcoming date and location below: Date:          Saturday, August 13 Time:         8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (weather permitting) Location:  Metrocenter Mall (Old Dillard’s parking lot)        ...

Water distribution: Friday

Posted on August 12, 2022

For Immediate Release:  August 12, 2022  (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today. There is a limit of one case of water per vehicle. The distribution will resume until supplies run out.    Please see below for details:   WHAT:       Water distribution site ...

Water distribution: Thursday

Posted on August 11, 2022

For Immediate Release:  August 11, 2022  (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today. There is a limit of one case of water per vehicle. The distribution will resume until supplies run out.    Please see below for details:   WHAT:       Water distribution site ...

Water distribution: Wednesday

Posted on August 10, 2022

For Immediate Release:  August 10, 2022  (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today. There is a limit of one case of water per vehicle. The distribution will resume until supplies run out.    Please see below for details:   WHAT:       Water distribution site...

 City requests residents conserve water where possible

Posted on August 9, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 9, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson is requesting residents take efforts to conserve water as work crews make necessary repairs at the O.B. Curtis Water Plant. We are currently troubleshooting two of the four eight million-gallon water pumps at the plant. One of the pumps was pulled offline today...

Some areas of Jackson may experience low water pressure

Posted on August 9, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 9, 2022   (Jackson, Miss.) - Due to mechanical issues at the O.B. Curtis Water Plant, some areas of Jackson may experience low water pressure. City workers are currently troubleshooting one of the plant’s raw water pumps that has been malfunctioning. This has led to a decrease in the amount of...

Water distribution site: Tuesday

Posted on August 9, 2022

For Immediate Release:  August 9, 2022  (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today. There is a limit of one case of water per vehicle. The distribution will resume until supplies run out.    Please see below for details:   WHAT:       Water distribution site ...

City to host Ready to Learn event 

Posted on August 9, 2022

(Jackson, Miss) - The City of Jackson in conjunction with Mississippi Families for Kids and Lovings Hands Educational Services invites all parents and child care providers with children five years old or younger to its Ready to Learn Jackson event. The program will take place at the Mississippi e-Center (1230 Raymond Road) and will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m....

Boil water notice remains in effect

Posted on August 4, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 4, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - Customers on the City of Jackson's surface water system remain under a boil water notice until further notice. The advisory includes all City of Jackson surface water connections including areas of Byram and Hinds County. Water samples taken Wednesday revealed a higher than standard level of turbidity...

Water distribution sites: Thursday

Posted on August 4, 2022

For Immediate Release: August 4, 2022   Update: Today’s distribution sites and times are the same as Wednesday. (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today at two Jackson Fire Department station locations. There is a limit of one case of water per vehicle. The distribution will...

Boil Water Notice: All Surface Water Connections

Posted on July 30, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2022   (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice for ALL SURFACE WATER CONNECTIONS. The advisory includes all City of Jackson surface water connections including areas of Byram and Hinds County. The advisory follows a state-imposed boil...

Boil water notice on surface customers lifted July 9

Posted on July 21, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The precautionary boil water notice on City of Jackson surface water connections including areas of Byram and Hinds County was lifted July 9. 

Rider Alert: Detour Route 4R (Metro Center Mall)

Posted on July 11, 2022

Route Detour From Metro Center ROUTES: Fixed-Route 4R Walmart/Robinson Rd. (Metro Center Mall) Outbound EFFECTIVE DATE: 7/5/22     Cause: Bad Road Conditions Outbound: Route will not turn Right on Hwy 80 and Left on Loflin Drive and will proceed from Walmart Hwy 18 on Robinson Road continuing down Robinson Road resuming regular service. PLEASE...

Bus Stop Construction I55 Frontage Rd. and UMC State St.

Posted on July 11, 2022

Expected Daily Route Delays/Bus Stop Changes ROUTES: 1A & 1B & 12     Cause: Bus Stop Construction  Route 1A and 1B and 12 Bus stop will be under construction on the interstate 55 frontage road near Cowboy Malone. The temporary bus stops will be 200 feet north inside the parking lot. Route 1A and...

Bus Stop Construction State St. & Fortification St.

Posted on July 11, 2022

Expected Daily Route Delays/Bus Stop Changes ROUTES: 1A and 1B   Cause: Bus Stop Construction  Route 1 Bus stop will be under construction on the corner of State Street and Fortification Street. During Construction the temporary Bus stop will be moved 200 feet north on State Street closer to the Baptist Hospital. PLEASE ADD TIME...

Bus Stop Construction Walmart Hwy 18

Posted on July 11, 2022

Expected Daily Route Delays/Bus Stop Changes ROUTES: 4R and 9 Outbound Cause: Bus Stop Construction  Route 4R and Route 9 Bus stop at Walmart on Hwy 18 will be under construction. The Temporary Bus stops will be located 200 feet north of the current location inside the Walmart parking lot. PLEASE ADD TIME TO YOUR...

Water Distribution Saturday, July 8, 2022

Posted on July 8, 2022

For Immediate Release: July 8, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. at Triumph the Church & Kingdom located at the intersection of N. Flag Chapel Road and Queen Marie Lane. There is a limit of one case of water per vehicle. The distribution will resume...

Boil Water Lift Update Friday, July 8, 2022

Posted on July 8, 2022

For Immediate Release: July 8, 2022 Boil water lift   (Jackson, Miss.) - The precautionary boil water advisory for all customers on the City of Jackson Maddox Road well system has been lifted. The lift refers to all City of Jackson well water connections, including those in the City of Byram and areas of Hinds County. ALL City of Jackson...

Well System Boil Water Notice Lifted

Posted on July 8, 2022

For Immediate Release: July 8, 2022 Boil water lift   (Jackson, Miss.) - The precautionary boil water advisory for all customers on the City of Jackson Maddox Road well system has been lifted.    The lift refers to all City of Jackson well water connections, including those in the City of Byram and areas of Hinds County.   City of...

Cooling Centers for Seniors Remain Open

Posted on July 7, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2022   COOLING CENTERS FOR SENIORS REMAIN OPEN   (Jackson, Miss.) – Due to the extreme heat, cooling centers in the City of Jackson remain open for seniors aged 60 years old and above. They will be open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Champion Community Center, 1355...

Jackson Zoo to Host Blue Bell Ice Cream Social

Posted on July 7, 2022

For Immediate Release: July 6, 2022 Tickets available for Jackson Zoo’s Blue Bell Ice Cream Social  (Jackson, Miss.) - Tickets are now on sale for the Jackson Zoo’s Blue Bell Ice Cream Social. The Jackson Zoo family is excited to be able to offer a larger-scale ice cream event with plans to bring the safari back...

Water Distribution Sites: Wednesday, Thursday, July 6 & 7, 2022

Posted on July 6, 2022

For Immediate Release: July 6, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the front entrance to the Metrocenter Mall. There is a limit of one case of water per vehicle. The distribution will resume until supplies run out.  What: Water distribution    When: 5:30...

Roll-Off Dumpster Day Saturday, July 9, 2022

Posted on July 6, 2022

For Immediate Release: July 6, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson has rescheduled its next Roll-Off Dumpster Day for residents.    Please see the upcoming date and location below:   Date:          Saturday, July 9   Time:         8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (weather permitting)   Location:  Metrocenter Mall, 3645 Highway 80 (old...

Water Distribution Site Friday, July 1, 2022, on Hanging Moss Road/Nakoma Drive

Posted on July 1, 2022

For Immediate Release: July 1, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today beginning at 1 p.m. at the intersection of Hanging Moss Road and Nakoma Drive. There is a limit of one case of water per vehicle. The distribution will resume until supplies run out.    Potable water is...

City of Jackson of Upcoming Changes in Garbage Collection Over the Fourth of July Holiday

Posted on July 1, 2022

For Immediate Release: July 1, 2022   (Jackson, Miss.) – Richard's Disposal, Inc. is advising residents of the City of Jackson of upcoming changes in garbage collection over the Fourth of July holiday.   In observance of Independence Day, Richard's will not collect on garbage pickup routes Monday, July 4. Customers in the City of Jackson will...

Water Distribution Site Friday, July 1, 2022

Posted on July 1, 2022

For Immediate Release: July 1, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need today beginning at 10 a.m. at Battlefield Park off Highway 80. There is a limit of one case of water per vehicle. The distribution will resume until supplies run out.    Potable water is also available for affected...

State Imposes Boil Water Notice on Jackson

Posted on June 30, 2022

For Immediate Release: June 30, 2022   State Imposes Boil Water Notice  (Jackson, Miss.) - The state Department of Health has imposed a separate boil water notice on the City of Jackson due to high turbidity levels in its sampling. While the City routinely monitors for turbidity or cloudiness, samples taken earlier this week were above...

Water Distribution Site Thursday, June 30, 2022

Posted on June 30, 2022

For Immediate Release: June 30, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson will distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need this evening beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the Triangle Plaza Shopping Center at the intersection of N. State Street and Northside Drive. There is a limit of one case of water per vehicle. The distribution will...

2022 Jackson Fireworks Extravaganza

Posted on June 30, 2022

2022 Jackson Fireworks Extravaganza (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson will host a fireworks extravaganza in celebration of the Fourth of July holiday this Saturday, July 2. The family-friendly event will take place at Smith Wills Stadium and include food vendors and activities for kids, including a “Kidz Zone” from 5 to 7 p.m. The fireworks display will begin at nightfall....
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