Failed pumps cause water outage in Port Gibson

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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.

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