Jackson, Mississippi, lost access to safe running water after flooding – but it’s the capstone to years of problems with race a possible factor
Thirty-year-old Kendrick Hart remembers the warning his father gave about Jackson, the capital of Mississippi, where they both still live: “They need to do something about that water before it gets bad.”
This is a city run – ie nationalised, or at least publicly run, not for profit – water system. Which hasn’t spent enough on maintenance, let alone investment, for decades.
This being why the English water companies were privatised of course. The government would not spend enough on maintenance, let alone investment, because there’s always a diversity adviser that needs paying somewhere. Nationalisation will just lead England back to Jackson if we wait long enough…..