July 15, 2019 - Bear Creek Water Association has again earned the maximum score of 5.0 from the Mississippi State Department of Health for the drinking water supply. This is according to the MSDH inspection report dated May 23, 2019. The Mississippi State Department of Health conducts a yearly on-site inspection, and then gives a grade based upon several criteria. The three categories are technical, managerial, and financial. We are pleased that we have received the maximum score of 5.0 in all three categories.