Jackson Mayor Yarber Joins U.S. Conference of Mayors Water Council

Jackson, Miss. - Mayor Tony T. Yarber has joined the U.S. Conference of Mayors Water Council, and was one of a handful of mayors invited to speak with Environmental Protection Agency officials to discuss the issue of affordability in the context of Clean Water Act compliance.

During the conference, held Dec. 4-5, Mayor Yarber shared that the City of Jackson is leading the discussion on integrated planning and use of green infrastructure for infrastructure investments and water quality improvements.

The Mayor also presented to the Water Council the City of Jackson's water issues and how those issues are being addressed in the development of an Infrastructure Master Plan.