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Boil alert issued for residents in Austintown and Canfield

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A boil advisory has been issued for all Youngstown Water residents in Canfield and Austintown.

Around 7:00 p.m. Sunday evening residents living in the those communities found themselves without water.

Youngstown Water Commissioner Harry Johnson tells 21 News that there was a problem at the Webb Pump Station and that a backup generator failed to kick in.

By 8:30 p.m. on Sunday Johnson told said that the system was working again.

An hour after that, it was back to full pressure.

Water customers in Canfield and Austintown need to boil their water for at least a minute until further notice.

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