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Dozens of Hephzibah mobile home residents without running water for 3 days

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HEPHZIBAH, GA (WFXG) -

Residents at Plantation Acres in Hephzibah say they have been without running water from Saturday to Tuesday.

"Right now we have no water coming out of our sink on either side and it's been like this since Saturday," said Paul Dunn.

The lack of water has caused serious problems for Dunn and dozens of other families in the mobile home neighborhood.

"You can't use the bathroom, you can't wash dishes, you can't cook, people out here have medical problems, you have children going to school. Nobody wants their child to go to school stinking," Dunn, said.

Because of the lingering water concerns, Dunn has been forced to take matters into his own hands; stocking up in case this happens again.

"This is the only water that we have to drink. This is the water that we got last night from the church that we went to last night," said Dunn as he pointed to a stack of water jugs.

We took resident's concerns to management.

Although they didn't want to talk on camera they said their water pump broke and they were working to fix the problem so residents would have water again on Tuesday.

But running water isn't the only concern for residents, Yvett Short says she's asked the land lord to fix her home for six months and nothing has been done yet.

"I don't have lights in the kitchen and then over here the ceiling is about to drop down and fall and then over here I have a hole in the floor and then there is mold and stuff," said Short.

She says she's spoken to management several times since May about the issues, but so far she's received no response from them.

"It's been going off and on every month or so I don't know what they're going to do and don't know really what to do," Short, said.

We went to management with her concerns.

They told us they had received her complaints and say they plan to take care of the growth in Short's home after the water problem is resolved.

Management also says they are working to have backup water from the county the next time they have a water problem.

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