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Waterworks gets temporary water supply after line break

| Friday, June 25, 2010

The Waterworks mall near Aspinwall has temporary water supply today as crews from The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority work to repair a 60-inch water transmission main that broke on Wednesday.

Repairs are expected to be finished by late afternoon today, but a boil-water order for the mall is expected to last into the weekend, said Melissa Rubin, a spokeswoman for the authority.

On Thursday, the mall had no water, which forced most restaurants there to close. A temporary water supply was installed late Thursday. UPMC St. Margaret Hospital lost water briefly on Wednesday.

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