Itawamba water association can resume adding lines

The Public Service Commission is now allowing the Northeast Itawamba Water Association to resume adding new water lines.

Posted: Jul 17, 2019 10:58 PM
Updated: Jul 18, 2019 9:37 AM

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welcome back to wtva 9 news at six. i'm craig ford. and i'm emily leonard. a itawamba water association can now add more water lines after the the public service commission restricted them from adding more. wtva's evan hensley spoke with the p-s-c commissioner earlier today and he joins us live with what has changed. the public service commission had barred the northeast itawamba water association for adding any more lines saying that they were overusing their water systems... that changed today. commissioner brandon presley says that the water association has not linked their two water systems which allows them to distribute. he said that working with mississippi rural water helped get this deal done. it has been two weeks since the association was put on notice. presley says they are not done yet... with the board brandon presley - public service commissioner :16 "what has taken 8 years was resolved here in about 2 weeks. we are not letting go just because the moratorium has been lifted. they're are still above capacity of recommended storage and things liked that. so we are going to be pursuing an action with the board." and the next step is a hearing with the health department somewhere in august or september. presley says that it about solving long term problems so things like this don't happen again. reporting live in itawamba county eh wtva 9 news drivers in lee county, listen up. tupelo water and
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