Water and sewage are at the heart of dueling legal efforts the City of Jackson and a coalition of west Rankin elected officials brought against each in recent years. To show "good faith," the City dropped all its legal proceedings against the West Rankin Utility Authority in December; however, the Rankin action against the City for breach of contract for over-charging still remains. The City was trying to continue the revenue it received from WRUA and prevent it from dumping wastewater in the Pearl River. The West Rankin Utility Authority is a client of the City of Jackson, sending its water to the Savanna Street wastewater treatment plant here. But, WRUA began paperwork as early as 2011 to get permission to erect its own plant in order to disconnect...
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West Rankin's Water, Sewer Lawsuit Against Jackson Continues