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Without Water

Construction on a cell phone tower in a south Georgia town lead to trouble when the city's main water line was cut in the process.

The problem was fixed, but some residents were upset they weren't notified after being left high and dry with no source of water all morning.

Like many others inside Boston’s city limits Wednesday morning, Nina Bryant is doing without the luxury of tap water, and Bryant says she had no idea the city had turned off the water supply.

"Yesterday afternoon my water pressure was down real low it wasn't on, I didn't know what was going on so someone told they had to cut it off because they were working on the lines," Bryant explains.

The city's main water line was cut late Tuesday during the construction of the city's cell phone tower, but the city was unable to fix the problem until Wednesday.

Boston city officials could not comment on camera but they say, “We apologize for the inconvenience. The situation was unforeseen and a total accident. We were unable to contact people immediately. Yes the city is obligated to notify residents if we know ahead of time that the water will be turned off, but unfortunately we did not know.”

Bryant says although she wasn't able wash her hands and use the restroom Wednesday, she has learned a valuable lesson.

"We always taking water and lights for granted, you don't know what you miss until it gone," adds Bryant.

City workers had things under control Wednesday afternoon.


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