PORT GIBSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Failed pumps at the Port Gibson’s water plant caused a water outage Friday morning.
All Port Gibson water customers were affected by the outage. Crews are working to restore the water.
The city has a total of three pumps. According to Mayor Fred Reeves, two of them went out Thursday night and caused a loss in water pressure.
We’re told that the outage affected about 1,100 people. The residents didn’t have water from about 10 p.m. until 11 a m. Friday morning.
The Claiborne County School District has canceled classes for Friday because of the outage.
Once the water is restored, residents will be under a boil water notice.