Inspector finds water in fuel tanks at Hattiesburg gas station

By john.wallace

An inspector was took samples from the gas station located at 5316 Highway 42 in Hattiesburg on Tuesday after a customer complaint about the Plus 89 octane fuel, according to Paige Manning, director of marketing and public relations for the department. The inspector took samples of the regular, plus and premium gasolines, as well as the underground storage tank for the regular and plus fuels.

"Water was found in the Regular 87 octane fuel tank and the Premium 93 octane fuel tank," Manning said. "Water was not found in the Plus 89 octane fuel tank, the basis of the complaint."