Posts Tagged ‘water mains’

Water pipe age not to blame for breakdown

by Published: January 13,2010

Tags: JACKSON, Larry Fisher, water mains

Larry Fisher knows a thing or two about city water pipes. The 20-year veteran of the Jackson Police Department and recently retired emergency operations director for Hinds County talked with the Mississippi Business Journal this week about the last time the capitol city faced a major crisis with its municipal water system. “We were in […] [...]

‘Attorney: State Should Assist in Jackson Water System Upgrade’

by Published: January 13,2010

Tags: JACKSON, John Reeves, water mains

Former state representative and long-time Jackson attorney John R. Reeves said he thinks the city ought to seek state assistance for water system repairs “because state government occupies almost half of downtown Jackson and pays no taxes.” “Taxpayers like me are drowning in taxes,” Reeves said. Raising city taxes will only “drive people off more […] [...]

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