4 Jackson County cities file lawsuit against JCUA

Moss Point, Gautier, Ocean Springs, and Pascagoula are teaming up in a lawsuit against the Jackson County Utility Authority for breach of contract.

The cities say the JCUA has failed to abide by their respective contracts, and is unlawfully increasing rates by up to 200 percent.

The cities are demanding that the improperly charged fees be returned, and the JCUA held accountable.