Four homes, church threatened by potential levee failure in Yazoo County

Four homes, church threatened by potential levee failure in Yazoo County
Potential levee failure in the Springridge Place Subdivision in Yazoo County. (Source: MEMA)

YAZOO COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) - MEMA is monitoring a potential dam/levee failure in Yazoo County in the Springridge Place Subdivision.

According to MEMA, a 40-acre lake is leaking around the culvert and washing away soil.

Four homes and a church are threatened by this possible failure.

MDEQ, USACE, NWS, Yazoo County EMA, and the Levee Board have been notified.

We will keep you updated on this developing story.

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