EXPLAINER: Mississippi capital’s water woes are extensive


              Jackson City firefighters and Humana volunteers help distribute over forty thousand bottles of water and three thousand MRE's to Jackson residents Friday Sep. 2, 2022, in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
            
              Members of the Mississippi National Guard distribute water and supplies to Jackson residents Friday Sep. 2, 2022, in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
            
              Bennie Hudson, 65, executive director of the Mississippi Faith-Based Coalition for Community Renewal, pours a shot of bleach into her dish washing solution at her Jackson, Miss., home Thursday morning, Sept. 1, 2022. Hudson boils any tap water she uses due to the city's longstanding water problems, but also uses bleach to help "purify" the water. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
            
              Mary Gaines, right, a resident of the Golden Keys Senior Living apartments unlocks her door as a friend helps her with cases of water in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. A recent flood worsened Jackson's longstanding water system problems. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
            
              Jeremy Myers, left, of the Aids Healthcare Foundation delivers water to Shaun Brown in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. A recent flood worsened Jackson's longstanding water system problems. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
            
              Bennie Hudson, 65, executive director of the Mississippi Faith-Based Coalition for Community Renewal, boils any tap water she uses due to longstanding water problems in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
            
              This is an aerial view of of the City of Jackson's O.B. Curtis Water Plant in Ridgeland, Miss., Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. A recent flood worsened Jackson's longstanding water system problems. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
            
              This is an aerial view of of the City of Jackson's O.B. Curtis Water Plant in Ridgeland, Miss., Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. A recent flood worsened Jackson's longstanding water system problems. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
EXPLAINER: Mississippi capital’s water woes are extensive