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EAST PALESTINE, Ohio- Water has been restored to residents of East Palestine after equipment failures over the weekend left the village dry.

Village administrator Pete Monteleone tells 21 News water was restored to the village shortly after 6 p.m. Monday.

Monteleone said residents are still being asked to conserve water for the time being, however, while testing can be done to ensure that there is no contamination, which is required by the Ohio EPA. 

A boil alert will remain in effect until that testing is complete, which Monteleone said could be as early as Wednesday.

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