JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — This weekend the City of Jackson will be handing out water to residents affected by the water outage.
The outage is due to repairs that will be made to a 48-inch water line that has three breaks.
Water will be out from Friday, March 10 starting at 3 p.m. until Sunday, March 12 at 3.p.m.
City officials said residents could receive one case of water per household.
The water will be distributed at the following locations:
- Precinct 1 located at 810 Cooper Road
- Precinct 2 located at Metrocenter Mall located at 3645 Metro Drive
- On the West Street side of Veterans Memorial Stadium.
The hours for water pick up will be Friday from noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday starting at 8 a.m. until supplies last.
For anyone with disabilities or seniors who cannot make it to one of the locations can call ahead of time and schedule for a case to be delivered. Call (601) 960.0335 for this service.
There will also be non-portable water trucks, which will be deployed to impacted areas in the southern part of the city. They are sponsored by the Jackson District Baptist Association. Click here to get more information about that.