JACKSON, Miss. – In 1960, Bertha Anderson toted water from a well in rural Yazoo County.
In 2021, she stuffed buckets from a ditch in Jackson.
A minimum of in 1960, she says, she might drink the water.
Anderson, 84, lives in a tightknit, sleepy neighborhood on Dewitt Avenue, which has, like most of Jackson, lacked dependable entry to water for years, lengthy earlier than immediately’s water disaster.