'Do not drink the water': Mississippi National Guard will...

Mississippi's capital lacks enough water pressure to fight fires, flush toilets and meet other critical needs because its main water treatment facility began failing Monday, the governor said -- a problem officials blame on longstanding water system problems and this week's river flooding.

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Flooding exacerbates water treatment plant crisis in...

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says he's declaring a state of emergency as the city's longstanding water problems have been exacerbated by recent flooding.

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Jackson's water system is failing and can't produce enough...

The residents of Jackson, Mississippi -- already dealing with flooded streets -- are now also faced with another problem: There isn't enough water to flush toilets or fight fires due to issues at the main water treatment facility, according to Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves.

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Governor declares water emergency for Mississippi capital

Mississippi's governor says the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency will start distributing both drinking water and non-potable water in the city of 150,000 residents.

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Mississippi flood prompts National Guard deployment,...

Weekend flooding has worsened Jackson's existing water crisis.

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Amidst floods, Jackson, Mississippi, residents are without...

Residents are being told they will have little or no tap water in their homes for an undetermined amount of time.

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Video Jackson, Mississippi, residents line up for bottled...

ABC News’ Trevor Ault discusses the toll that flooding is having on residents in Jackson, Mississippi, with more than 180,000 people left without running water.

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CNN meteorologist explains cause of water crisis in...

CNN meteorologist Chad Myers explains how flooding in Jackson, Mississippi caused the failure of the main water treatment facility, resulting in a clean water crisis in the state's largest city.

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Water emergency declared in Jackson, Mississippi

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves said Monday night that he is declaring a state of emergency after excessive rainfall added to problems in one of the state capital's water-treatment plants and caused low water pressure through much of the city. (Aug. 30)

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Jackson, Mississippi, water shortage crisis may cost...

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba attributed the city's water shortage to a lack of maintenance over the last few decades.

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Jackson, Mississippi has 'no water to drink or flush...

The 180,000 residents of Jackson, Mississippi "indefinitely" have no reliable running water.

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State of emergency in Jackson, Mississippi due to low water...

Heavy rains caused problems at a water treatment plant, leading to low pressure and concerns about firefighting and people's ability to take showers and flush toilets.

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Storms blamed for 3 deaths, water crisis in Jackson,...

US storm deaths include a 14-year-old electrocuted in Michigan and an 11-year-old swept into a drain in Arkansas.

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Jackson Water Crisis updates: Biden briefed on situation,...

Amid a state of emergency declared over Jackson, Mississippi's water crisis, Public Works Director Marlin King has stepped down. Here's the latest.

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Jackson, Mississippi Declares Water System Emergency Order...

Flooding of the Pearl River after heavy rains affected treatment processes at the city's main water treatment facility

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