잭슨에서, 미시시피, 일부 주민들은 2 주 동안 물이 부족했습니다.

잭슨의 많은 주민들, 미시시피, have been without water since a winter storm hit the area in 이월. 그리고 많은 사람들이 언제 돌아올 지 확신하지 못합니다..

폭풍, 텍사스와 루이지애나에도 영향을 미쳤습니다., caused 80 water breaks throughout the city. Public Works Director Dr. Charles Williams said Monday that 50 have now been repaired, but the water crisis is far from over.
The system got so far down, and we got behind, and now we’re trying to play catch up,” 그는 말했다.
박사. 찰스 윌리엄스, director of Public Works, speaks during a news conference on Monday.

Jackson has been on a boil-water advisory since February 23. 그 동안에, some residents are still experiencing little to no water pressure in parts of the city.
    The city has taken to providingflushing waterto residents, and has continued distributing water bottles, said Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba during the Monday news conference. The Pelicans, 뉴 올리언스’ NBA team, are also donating two truckloads of bottled water to the residents, the team said Monday, with distribution being handled by the city.
    The major issue, city officials said, is the aging infrastructure, which has delayed full access to water.
    Our system just, 알 잖아, basically crashed like a computer, and now we’re trying to rebuild it,” Williams said during a briefing Sunday. “그냥, the progress has been very slow.
    At that same briefing, Lumumba said the city still doesn’t know how many people are without water, but it’s aware the primary areas impacted are the west and south parts of the city.
    The city of Jackson is 82% 검정, 따라 to the US Census. The majority of White residents in the area live in wealthier suburbs to the north and east of the city.
    The water problem has been such a major fact of life in the state, that one Mississippi-based online retailer is selling shirts readingWelcome to Boil Water Alert Mississippi.
    On the city’s official Facebook page, 그만큼 comments sections are filled with many people admonishing the government for not fixing the water infrastructure in Jackson in years past.
    Paula Conley, who lives in West Jackson, sprays disinfectant on dishes that she hasn't yet washed because of the water shortage.

    Every year we have some type of issue with the water. This didn’t just start but every year you gotta PLAN and stop just trying to put a bandage on the problem WHEN it happens,” said Facebook user Mary Evans Fox.
    They have had over three years to fix the problem what is their excuse,” wrote user Bettye Franklin. “If this was a White city I guarantee you it would be fixed.
      The city will need money and resources to prevent events like this from happening again, Lumumba said Monday, saying the pipes in the city are over 100 살이에요.
      Jackson currently does not have the funds to adequately fix damaged infrastructure he said, explaining, “We need long-term support to deal with this issue that has gone without being addressed sufficiently for decades.

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