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Water restored in West Memphis, Ark.; boil alert in effect

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WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (FOX13) -

UPDATE: Water has been restored to West Memphis, Ark however they are still under a boil alert.

FOX13 is following this story and will continue to bring you the latest developments as they come in.

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(previous story)

Officials in West Memphis are working to restore water service to the city after an 18 inch pipe ruptured causing problems maintaining pressure in the system.

MORE: West Memphis under boil water alert

This is the second day in a row the city has suffered from water system problems.

On Monday, distribution pumps froze over and a fail safe mechanism did not work, causing the system to malfunction.

West Memphis schools have closed for the day due to the ongoing problems with the city's water system.

For those in the City that do have water service are under a boil order until the remainder of the problems are corrected.

Stay tuned for updates to this developing story.

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