E-Electronics Recycling Day, Saturday, November 9


Oct. 14, 2019 …Brandon, Miss. Keep the Reservoir (Rez) Beautiful will be hosting an electronics-recycling day on Saturday, November 9 from 8:30 a.m. till 1:00 p.m. in the Revell Ace Hardware parking lot, 1919 Spillway Road, Reservoir area, 39047. Keep the Rez Beautiful is celebrating Keep America Beautiful’s America’s Recycle Day.

KRB will be partnering again with Magnolia Data Solutions and will be accepting all unwanted electronics. Bring any unwanted electronics and lighten the electronic waste from your home or office and recycle in an environmentally friendly and secure way! Acceptable items include: computers, all computer components, desktop copiers, fax machines, radios, televisions, cell phones, desk phones, VCR players, DVD players, electronic games, monitors, keyboards, printers, laptops, scanners, stereos/radios/UPS. (Will accept ALL electronics)


This charge covers the cost incurred by Magnolia Data Solutions from recycling these items properly and in keeping with EPA requirements (i.e. shipping and weight for CRT tubes.) All items collected are properly recycled at Magnolia Data Solutions. Magnolia Data Solutions is Mississippi’s only CERTIFIED and largest electronic recycler processing over 1.5 million pounds of e-WASTE per year.

Everyone who donates will received free 9 volt batteries for smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

For more information on the event or to donate other larger items, please contact Magnolia Data Solutions at (601) 919-0062, or KRB at 601- 421-6160. This event is made possible through Magnolia Data Solutions, Keep The Rez Beautiful and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Pearl Watershed Experience.

Recycling 101

The “Recycling 101” video is a quick how-to on what DOES and DOES NOT go in the recycling bin and why. Here’s the link to the video on you tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-2ss07Yi4A .

We have also featured the video on the Mississippi Recycling Coalition Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/MSRecycles/) and Twitter pages (@MSRecycles, https://twitter.com/MSRecycles).

Please share this video with your residents, employees, friends, family, etc. to help us get the word out on how to Recycle More and Recycle Right!

2019 Project Rezway was a success!

View more pictures of the 8th Annual Project Rezway- CLICK HERE


1st Place #10 Designer Mary Noble Howard (left) and Model Michelle Dashbach (2nd on left) ; 2nd Place #14 Designer and Model, Lilly Ross (right); and 3rd Place #4 Designer and Model Olivia Carley (middle)


1st Place #3 Designers Shawn Mackey,  Star King, and Kennedy Keys; (Shawn, middle)
2nd Place #1 Designers Miss. Dept. of Transportation Model Daphne Scott (left), and
3rd Place #16 Designer Trinity Torrey and Model Nichol Torrey (right)

Reservoir officials reduce outflow at dam

Media Release

For Immediate Release

19 April 2019


Reservoir officials reduce outflow at dam

River level at Jackson should begin falling immediately


Pearl River Valley Water Supply District officials began reducing outflows from the Barnett Reservoir dam Friday morning, and a fall in the Pearl River at the Jackson gauge was expected to follow.

While heavy rains fell in the basin on Thursday, the total amount was less than anticipated. Inflows into Barnett Reservoir were also less than forecasted.

At 9 a.m. Friday, Barnett Reservoir stood at 295.73 and was on a slow fall, with an outflow of 30,500 cubic feet per second (cfs). A gradual reduction in outflow began at 9:30 a.m., with a target release of about 25,000 cfs by 5 p.m. PRVWSD officials said the lake would begin rising.


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