Mayor Lumumba Issues Update to Safe Recovery Jackson Executive Order
Restaurants, Bars and Retail Establishments Required to Also Coordinate with Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) for Expand Business Services
Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba today updated the Safe Recovery Jackson Executive Order to include a provision that restaurants, bars, and retail establishments seeking to expand business services also contact Alcoholic Beverage Control.
Governor Tate Reeves Signs New Executive Order
Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed Executive Order 1551. This order will go into effect at 5 p.m. on April 30, 2021. This new executive order repeals all prior orders.
UPDATED: Water, Electricity Restored After O.B. Curtis Plant Fire
An electrical fire broke out at OB Curtis Water Treatment Plant this morning, shutting down two high service pumps and the entire plant. The loss of pressure in the system requires the City of Jackson to issue a boil water notice for all surface water connections.
Jackson Lifts Precautionary Boil Water Notice
The City of Jackson has officially received clearance from the Mississippi State Department of Health to lift the precautionary boil water notice on its 43K surface water connections served by the OB Curtis and JH Fewell Water Treatment Plants.
Jackson Citywide Water Giveaway March 11
Today, the City of Jackson released details of its Citywide Water Giveaway to be held at eight different locations across the City on Thursday, March 11 beginning at 3 p.m. until water is depleted.
Jackson Lifts Boil Water Notice for Well Water Connections
The City of Jackson has officially received clearance to lift the precautionary boil water notice on its 16K well water connections. This primarily impacts residents in South Jackson and the City of Byram.
MSDH Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccine
Beginning today, those eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccination in Mississippi will now include all persons 50 years of age and older.
Jackson Mask Mandate Order
"Now is not the time to let our guard down. Healthcare experts continue to advise that we are not yet at a place to remove masks. The continued evidence of COVID-19 variants supports this recommendation."
Governor Tate Reeves Releases New Executive Order
Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed Executive Order 1549. This order will go into effect at 5 p.m. on March 3rd and stay in effect until March 31.
Jackson Water Update: Feb. 28, 2021
Verbatim statement: We had a very good day on Friday, but today the City’s water distribution system struggled to maintain consistent pressure. Pressure levels fluctuated throughout the day reaching a psi in the high 70s, but failed to maintain a consistent enough pressure to allow sustainable flow throughout the city.