Crews Work To Fix Boston Water Outage

"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.

People in the city and 29 of its most populous suburbs, whose clean-water supply was cut off by a catastrophic and unprecedented pipe rupture, remained without clean tap water for a second day yesterday. The region braced for the start of school and the workweek today while still facing orders to boil any water used for drinking and cooking."

Beth Daley and Michael Levenson report for the Boston Globe May 3, 2010.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010