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LIST: Bottled water distribution sites in Jackson

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Photo courtesy of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency

As the Jackson water crisis continues, there are seven bottled water distribution sites currently open in and around the capital city.

The following locations are open daily from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.:

  • State Fairgrounds (bottled water only) – 1207 Mississippi St.
  • Metrocenter Mall (bottled water and non-potable water) – 3645 Highway 80
  • Smith-Wills Stadium (bottled water and non-potable water) – 1200 Lakeland Dr.
  • Davis Road Park (bottled water and non-potable water) – 2300 Davis Rd., Byram

As water pressure improves and students return to the classroom, three distribution sites have been closed: Cardozo Middle School, Northwest Middle School, and Hinds Community College Jackson ATC.

If you’re looking to help out, the following places are accepting donations:

  • New Horizon Church – 1770 Ellis Ave.
  • American Civil Liberties Union – Life Storage #8111 4000 N. West St.
  • Freedom Ministries International – 4915 I-55N Building D
  • Jackson State University – 1325 Hattiesburg St.
  • MagCor Industries – 2929 I-55S Frontage Rd.
  • Cathedral AME Zion Church – 428 W. Northside Dr.
  • St. Joseph Baptist Church – 1094 Prisock Rd., Byram
  • Nu Vision Worship Center – 4800 Watkins Dr.
  • Fondren Church – 3327 Old Canton Rd.

Over the last five days, the Mississippi National Guard and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency have served 222,264 cases of water to Jackson residents.

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