'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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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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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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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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