The Mississippi National Guard is helping to distribute non-potable water at several locations in Jackson Thursday for residents impacted by water outages.
National Guard members are assisting the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and will be stationed at several schools in the city:
Late Tuesday, Gov. Tate Reeves tweeted he had secured tankers to provide non-potable water and activated the Mississippi National Guard to assist.
Reeves suggested during a news conference Tuesday a state takeover of Jackson’s water system could come under review in the future.
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