City-wide boil water notice lifted for Jackson

City-wide boil water notice lifted for Jackson
Health officials say no boil water alert is in effect, and the water is safe to drink.

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The city-wide boil water notice for Jackson was lifted Monday.

Jackson officials were working on a water intake structure at the Barnett Reservoir near the OB Curtis Water Treatment Plant.

They were working with Specialty Diving of Louisiana, Inc. to inspect raw water lines and remove sediment and debris which accumulated over time.

Sediment and debris was restricting flow of water at the plant.

City of Jackson took samples from throughout the water distribution system on Sunday, January 25, 2020. These samples will be tested by the Mississippi Department of Health.

They confirmed the water is safe to use.

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