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She said officials weren't sure what was causing the leak. But crews were at the scene, studying engineering drawings, and trying to figure out repairs.
"There are a lot of pipes and connections in that general area," she said.
She said she didn't know how much water was escaping.
"Right now, there are no service interruptions of any kind, but we are making ready our backup plans just in case," she said.
The failure of a coupling connecting two water mains on May 1 resulted in millions of gallons of water flowing into the nearby Charles River. The pipes that pass through the area are the main conduit for water flowing from central Massachusetts reservoirs to the Boston area. The authority was forced to switch to backup supplies and the state ordered people to boil water used for drinking and cooking for 2 1/2 days.
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