Friday, November 30, 2018

Boil Water Notice Issued for Jackson

The city of Jackson issued the following statement.



26 comments:

Anonymous said...

The boil water requirement will continue until you scofflaws pay your bills.

Hehe.

Louis LeFleur said...

Geez, 39211?! Oh well!

Anonymous said...

Jeff Good has posted on Facebook that he has closed all three of his restaurants -- Bravo!, Broad Street and Sal & Mookies. Expect others to follow. You can't run a restaurant without water. This is costly in a number of ways. Servers and cooks are going to lose wages and tips, the city is going to lose tax revenue, including the extra tax for the money-losing convention center, and suppliers lose sales, etc., etc. You have to feel for them.

Anonymous said...

You know it's bad when Jeff Good is on Facebook "joking" about selling his restaurants. Aside from his lost revenue for Friday lunch and dinner, hundreds of Jackson restaurant workers will have their hours cut tonight, missing out on the opportunity to earn tip and wage money during the holiday season.

Jackson's failure to address infrastructure issues is costing good people their livelihoods.

Oh well, at least the mayor is still able to keep up his busy national speaking schedule. Radical city.

Anonymous said...

The bathrooms and water fountains are working fine at NorthPark. Oh well for the boycott.

Anonymous said...

People are getting sick and tired of all the infrastructure issues. I have noticed that even people who defend Jackson the fiercest are coming around and even growing tired of the issues. Water is essential to a city

Anonymous said...

Someone get mayor Bloomberg on the phone and ask him if he'll reconsider allocating that $1m towards something Jackson needs -- infrastructure repair.

But in all non-seriousness, the solution to all of Mississippi's problems is to cut taxes, am I right?

Anonymous said...

the concert will be fun tonight...

Anonymous said...

Jackson is doomed!! It's not going to get any better, sell out while you can and get out. Your home's value isn't keeping up with surrounding areas.
A couple of years ago, while waiting in an automobile dealership's customer lounge I overheard an honest, heartfelt conversation of middle aged black men discussing how Jackson has gone downhill since "they" had taken over the political offices. they went on to say that so far, none of them could or would get anything done.
Nothing has changed since overhearing those men talk, except a young lady was murdered in Belhaven and another was killed due to a manhole cover......not to mention the countless vigilante shooting's like the one outside UMMC yesterday. the list could go on and on.....get out while you can.

Anonymous said...

What exactly is "surface water"? Rain? How would that get into the drinking water. Wait...never mind. I'm Infrastructure-stupid.

Anonymous said...

"The bathrooms and water fountains are working fine at NorthPark. Oh well for the boycott."

Ah - the joys of being in Madison County (not Hinds/Jackson!)

Alpha Storm said...

surface water comes lakes and rivers.

Anonymous said...

Just think what if the MS high school football state championships were still
being played in Jackson. There are lots and lots of people in Hattiesburg enjoying these games. Hattiesburg and their restaurants have water.

Anonymous said...

3:20 - Most of the City is served from surface water (reservoir and Pearl River). A small part of SW Jackson has water provided by a well.

Anonymous said...

Jacksonians should invest in a good water filter for their home. Their are very good counter top varieties.

Anonymous said...

Did the water pressure close our 100 million dollar museums?

Anonymous said...

Jackson provides a boatload of water to Nissan. How does Nissan keep running when this stuff happens?

Anonymous said...

Is there a methodical plan to holistically replace Jackson's water system or is the plan to simply repair whatever breaks?

Anonymous said...

Not to worry, as Baby Chocke walks on water, may have even parted the Pearl River once. He will make things right for the Radical City with a perception of crime.

Anonymous said...

Any update? It’s Saturday at 1.58 and don’t know if it is still going on? Radio silence since yesterday?

Anonymous said...

"Jackson provides a boatload of water to Nissan. How does Nissan keep running when this stuff happens? "

I could have sworn that big Nissan plant is in Madison County, not Jackson.

Anonymous said...

I think Nissan has a backup supply arrangement from Bear Creek or something like that

Anonymous said...

@2:30. The Nissan plant is on the south side of Canton. So it is in Madison County. They are a customer of Canton Municipal Utilities. However, CMU gets the water from a state owned waterline that brings water from Jackson. The big waterline runs through Ridgeland, Madison, and Gluckstadt. So Jackson does provide the water for Nissan and also for some of the suppliers. It's surface water.

Anonymous said...

No worries. Chuck and his new world order has it under control. He has a plan.

Anonymous said...

Jackson could be given 200 million dollars and be broke in 2 years and 0 improvements to water system.

Just sayin' said...

@3:15 PM, true but there would be lots of new luxury cars in the city hall VIP parking lot; money wires to Switzerland/Grand Cayman; and newly purchased homes in gated communities in NE Jackson.

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