MEMA seeking emergency staffing contract amid Jackson water crisis

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MEMA seeking emergency staffing contract amid Jackson water crisis

The contracted agency will oversee the operations and maintenance of Jackson’s water treatment facilities

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency overseeing the Jackson water crisis incident, at the request of federal partners, issued a request for qualifications for the operation and maintenance of water treatment facilities. water from the city of Jackson. Unified Command is seeking a 12-month emergency supply contract for staffing for the operations, maintenance and management of the OB Curtis Water Treatment Facility, l JH Fewell water treatment facility, reservoirs and well facilities in Jackson. MEMA Chief Executive Stephen McCraney said, “MEMA is acting as the coordinating agency for the award of this contract. Staffing has been a critical issue at these facilities, and we are ready to move into the next phase of stabilizing Jackson’s water services. the priority is the safety of people. “Current Emergency Management Assistance Compact contracts end October 20, 2022. The Emergency Measures Declaration ends November 29, 2022. Unified Command is proactively seeking long-term solutions to support the state work in these facilities.

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency overseeing the Jackson water crisis incident, at the request of federal partners, issued a request for qualifications for the operation and maintenance of water treatment facilities. water from the city of Jackson.

Unified Command is seeking a 12-month emergency supply contract for staffing for the operations, maintenance and management of the OB Curtis Water Treatment Facility, l JH Fewell water treatment facility, reservoirs and well facilities in Jackson.

MEMA Chief Executive Stephen McCraney said, “MEMA is acting as the coordinating agency for the award of this contract. Staffing has been a critical issue at these facilities, and we are ready to move into the next phase of stabilizing Jackson’s water services. the priority is the safety of people.”

Current Emergency Management Assistance Compact contracts end on October 20, 2022.

The declaration of emergency measures ends on November 29, 2022.

Unified Command is proactively seeking long-term solutions to support the state’s work at these facilities.

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