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Weeks After Storms, Water Crisis Continues In Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Frustrations are mounting in Mississippi’s largest city, more than two weeks since winter storms and freezing weather ravaged the city’s water system — knocking out water for drinking and making it impossible for many to even …

Polar Vortex Costly for Ohio Cities, Businesses

The winter blast that brought snow and dangerous temperatures to much of Ohio will end up costing cities and businesses quite a bit of money. Many are just beginning to add up the price tag for cleaning up the snow …

Water Main Breaks Focus Attention on Minnesota’s Aging Pipes

Recent water main breaks that released millions of gallons of water onto streets in Duluth and Minneapolis, Minn., have focused attention on aging underground pipes that are common in other cities as well. In Duluth, a water main break poured …