Saturday, August 15, 2015

It happens.

Water bust on Capitol Street. Pipes are supposedly fairly new as they were replaced during the reconstruction of the street.

Note: Reliable reader reports the King Edward has been without water since this morning.

Then there is a apparently a leak or bust on Larson Street as well:


Anonymous said...

Can't the City of Jackson do anything correctly???? The original pipes have been there, only God knows how long and have been giving problems in the last, what, approximately five to seven years. The current administration replaces pipes and they don't last one year? Your tax dollars at work, folks! But, hey, be careful what you ask for, you just might get it!

Anonymous said...

Yup Kingfish. It happens. But the fact that it is happening so soon on this recently completed project means this break is highly likely to be the first of many water breaks to come.

Any updates from Yarber's crack communications team on that water emergency?


Anonymous said...

Not sure what line broke, but I can assure you that they were laid more than 16 months ago and not under this administration. The Engineer who designed this project had an inspector on the site, I feel sure. Check your facts before you jump. It could have been a defective pipe or joint, I suppose. New pipe should not be breaking even at 5 years so lets wait for the evidence to be uncovered and discovered.

Anonymous said...

10:26 - Just because there was an inspector on the site means absolutely nothing! Was the inspector the end all, be all? Also, the engineer? Remember who selected/hired these people? Birds of a feather and all that!

Anonymous said...

1:24 aren't you happy!? You love misery and all things bad re: Jackson, your CAPITAL CITY. DUMBASS.

Anonymous said...

That is a palpable fear you're hearing from @10:26 PM.

Anonymous said...

It is totally incorrect that this was a new pipe. The pipe in question that broke is an existing cast iron pipe that was not replaced in the 2012/2013 utility project. This section of pipe has most likely been beneath the street surface for almost 100 years. Regardless of what caused the failure, one might think that is a pretty good service life.

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