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Special Monday Program: Boston Water Emergency

Water surged from the ground at the site of a water main break on Saturday in Weston, Mass. (AP)
Water surged from the ground at the site of a water main break on Saturday in Weston, Mass. (AP)

A single pipe fails and 2 million people in Eastern Massachusetts don't have potable water. The connection was fixed in the early morning hours Monday, but officials have yet to give the all-clear on the drinking water. What if we already drank some? Do we need to flush our pipes at home? How did this happen? We answer your questions Monday at 1 p.m. with a full roster of officials and experts.

This program aired on May 3, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.

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