Water line raises concerns for family
A repaired water line serving an isolated community in the county became a point concern for a Tunica County couple after, in recent weeks, water from their faucets developed a foul odor.
But despite its smell, county utility representatives offered assurances that any water coming through the line was safe and poses no threat to users within the service area.
Janice and Sonny Cooper, who recently moved to Alabama after selling their home on Fish Lake Road, just east of White Oak Road, said they have been concerned about the safety of their water for weeks. The Coopers said their concern over their water grew after a water line serving a small cluster of homes in the area ruptured and was repaired by Tunica County Utility District personnel.