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Hope of fix within days

Pipe repair underway to restore clean-water flow to Greater Boston

Esther and Milton Walkin and other Malden residents received a case of free bottled water from city officials yesterday. Esther and Milton Walkin and other Malden residents received a case of free bottled water from city officials yesterday. (Pat Greenhouse/ Globe Staff)
By Beth Daley and Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / May 3, 2010

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WESTON — Engineers and welders successfully rejoined two huge water pipes inside a muddy crater early this morning, and state officials said they hope to restore clean water within days to 2 million residents of Greater Boston. (Full article: 1255 words)

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