The Mississippi State Department of Health has received the following alert from the City of Jackson (0250008 & 0250012) in Hinds County.
WATER CONSERVATION ADVISORY
The City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division has issued a water conservation advisory until further notice for all surface water and well system customers. The City of Jackson is anticipating increased water demand as a result of the higher than average temperatures forecasted for the next several days. To ensure that the City's surface water and well water systems can maintain adequate pressure and volume, we ask that residents conserve water. The conservation notice will be in effect until lifted by notice.
Please observe the following voluntary water conservation practices until this advisory is lifted:
* Do not water lawns between 7 AM and 7 PM
* Do not wash down sidewalks, driveways, etc.
* Refrain from washing cars
* Reduce draining and refilling of swimming pools
* Only wash full loads of clothes and dishes
* Take showers instead of baths
No boil water advisory is being issued at this time. It is important for residents and businesses to conserve water until further notice.
RESIDENTS WILL BE NOTIFIED IMMEDIATELY WHEN THE ADVISORY IS LIFTED.