By: Alyssa Wilson About 40,000 residents in Jackson, Mississippi have been without water for weeks after freezing temperatures impacted the aging water system. More than 80% of the city's residents are Black and those who can get water are being told to boil it before use. Mississippi State Representative Ronnie Crudup Jr. joined BNC's Start Your Day with Sharon Reed and Mike Hill to provide an update on the crisis. Crudup says residents are approaching their third week without water. After getting a small amount of water restored, residents experienced another setback on Wednesday when equipment at the water treatment plant broke and water pressure […]
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