The water crisis in Jackson follows years of failure to fix an aging system


Pallets of bottled water are unloaded at a Kroger store in north Jackson, Miss., on Tuesday. The grocery chain and other stores are helping address the challenges of the city

More than 150,000 people are without clean water. For years, aging infrastructure and a lack of investment left residents dealing with unreliable access and worries about the safety of the water.

(Image credit: Rogelio V. Solis/AP)

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