According to the Ross Barnet Reservoir, floodwaters that impacted homes over the weekend are now receding. Evacuees are now clear to return to their homes. We would like to remind citizens that this is still a dangerous circumstance as harmful debris and other biohazards can still linger in the water. Curbside pickup and Roll-Off Dumpsters will be available tomorrow until further notice. To report residential damage, commercial damage, and debris cleanup, please use the Crisis Tracker. Residents impacted by flooding can visit any metro Jackson area Lowes location for free supplies and water.

Visit the MS Department of Health for Flood Tips. Please stay out of floodwaters!

 

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City of Jackson: Curbside and Dumpster Pickup

Posted on February 20, 2020

Dumpster locations Canton Club Circle and Sedgewick Drive intersection River Road and Deer Trail intersection Dumpsters are available Friday, February 21, 2020 and next week ONLY. Dumpster pickup will be 8:00 am – 3:00 pm. *Drywall must be taken to the dumpster*   Curbside pickup Citizens living in the following areas: Deer Trail, River Road,...

PRESS RELEASE: MAYOR LUMUMBA ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT IN SIEMENS CASE

Posted on February 19, 2020

“In May 2017, I stood before you as I campaigned to become your mayor and I told you that we would build an administration that would be centered on ending corruption and determined to fight against contracts that do not serve the people. I committed to you that I would sue Siemens for the harm...

City-Wide Boil Water Notice Is Lifted

Posted on February 19, 2020

PWS 250008 (#1) PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER LIFT The precautionary boil water notice for the following residents on our drinking water system is now lifted: All surface water connections For more information, please call 601.960.2723 during business hours or 601-960-1777 / 601-960-1875 after 4 PM.

Local Officials Warn the Threat of the Pearl River Flood Isn’t Over Just Yet

Posted on February 18, 2020

(Jackson, MS) - This past weekend, the Jackson metro area saw historic flooding from the Pearl River. According to the National Weather Service, the Jackson metro area is under a FLASH FLOOD WATCH through late tonight. Now, local officials are saying the threat isn't over just yet. John Sigman, the General Manager for the Ross...

REVISION II: City of Jackson is Under a Boil Water Advisory

Posted on February 14, 2020

PWS 250008 (# 1) (REVISION #2) BOIL WATER NOTICE We routinely monitor the water for turbidity (cloudiness). This tells us whether we are effectively filtering the water supply. A water sample taken on January 28, 2020 showed a turbidity level of 1.35 turbidity units which is above the standard of .30 turbidity units. This occurred...

Mandatory Evacuation for Jackson Residents living in Floodplains Ahead of More Rainfall

Posted on February 13, 2020

(JACKSON, Miss.) – Friday, Mayor Lumumba ordered a MANDATORY EVACUATION notice for residents living near the Pearl River with the expectation that the river will crest at 38 feet on Sunday, February 16, 2020. Citizens are urged to take this flood warning seriously and take necessary precautions. Residents living in low-lying areas near the Pearl River...
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Press Release: Mayor Lumumba announces State Street repaving project; first of 2020

Posted on February 12, 2020

(JACKSON, Miss) - Monday, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba along with Mississippi Department of Transportation Commissioner Willie Simmons, and Jackson City Council President Virgi Lindsay announced the first road resurfacing project of 2020, happening on the N. State Street corridor between Fortification Street and Woodrow Wilson Avenue. "We are excited to announce the commencement of this...

Press Release: City of Jackson Braces for Another Round of Potential Flash Flooding; Urges Citizens to Take Precaution

Posted on February 12, 2020

(JACKSON, Miss.) – Due to the heavy rainfall forecast for the Jackson metro area late Wednesday afternoon into Thursday morning, there is a high potential for flash flooding to occur in low-lying areas beginning at 4:00 pm. Citizens who experienced flooding during the January 14th rain event are especially prone to experiencing flooding over the...

#AskAntar Set to Air in February

Posted on January 31, 2020

(Jackson, MS) - Starting in February, #AskAntar will begin to air on the City of Jackson's PEG Network, Comcast channel 18. In the first show, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba will discuss street repaving, which continues to be an ongoing effort for the city. "I've had people who would tell me because they've experienced the horrors...

City of Jackson Lifts City-Wide Boil Water Advisory

Posted on January 29, 2020

PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER LIFT The precautionary boil water notice for the following residents on our drinking water system is now lifted: All surface water connections for the City of Jackson. For more information, please call 601.960.2723 during business hours or 601-960-1777 / 601-960-1875 after 4 PM.
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City-Wide Boil Water Advisory Remains in Effect

Posted on January 27, 2020

(Jackson, Miss.) – The boil water advisory issued on Friday, January 24, 2020, remains in effect while work continues at the water intake structure at the Barnett Reservoir near the OB Curtis Water Treatment Plant. The water conservation advisory was lifted on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The City of Jackson collected water samples from throughout...
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Se anima a los residentes de Jackson que viven en llanuras aluviales a hacer arreglos alternativos antes de que lluvia más

Posted on January 17, 2020

La Ciudad de Jackson esta bajo vijilancia de innundaciones severas, se esperan lluvias hasta el Sabado. Residentes que viven en areas bajas serca de el rio Pearl se les urge que busquen differentes alojamientos se espera que el agua siga subiendo, potencialmente impactando las casas. TOME NOTA: si su calle es intransitable es possible que...
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City of Jackson residents living in floodplains encouraged to make alternate arrangements ahead of more rainfall

Posted on January 17, 2020

(JACKSON, Miss.) - With the expectation of more rainfall tomorrow and next week, Mayor Lumumba continues to reiterate the importance for citizens to prepare and take the recent flood warnings seriously. Residents living in low-lying areas near the Pearl River are encouraged to make alternate arrangements for shelter as water levels are expected to continue to rising,...
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Flash Flood Warning in Effect for City of Jackson

Posted on January 15, 2020

(JACKSON, Miss.) – According to the National Weather Service, the Jackson area is under a flash flood watch and more rainfall is expected through Saturday. Residents living near the Pearl River should take special precautions as water levels are expected to continue to rise. Please see the following weather preparedness tips: Prepare ahead of time, especially...
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ADVERTENCIA: Clima Severo y Aguada Innundada

Posted on January 14, 2020

INFORMACCION DE CLIMA SEVERO  Debido al clima severo y graves innundaciones, se a dado una proclamacion de EMERGENCIA CIVIL por el clima tan severo  Por el canal National Weather Service, se esperan varias tormentas electricas para el sabado en la manana con vientos de 70 millas por hora, tornados y granizo todos se esperan Este...
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Rider Alert: Route #1 DETOUR

Posted on January 14, 2020

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Rider Alert: Route #4B DETOUR

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Rider Alert: Route #4/4R DETOUR

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Rider Alert: Route #6/3 DETOUR

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