It is now safe to drink the water in Jonesboro once again. Per a statement issued by Jonesboro Mayor Leslie Thompson on Wednesday morning the boil advisory that had been issued for the water in Jonesboro has been lifted.
“I have just received notification that we can now lift the boil advisory,” said Thompson. “I want to thank our Public Works Department and all those who have put in countless hours to make our water safe to use once again. I also want to thank the public for their patience and for coming together to help those in need during this time of crisis.”