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    People in Gaston told to boil water after water main break

    November 26, 2018

    GASTON, Ore. (AP) — The Gaston School District has cancelled classes after a water main broke within city limits -- causing “unsanitary conditions.”

    Water samples will be sent out for testing. In the meantime, officials advise people to boil their water

    The school district west of Portland announced its decision affecting Monday’s schedule. After school activities and sports practices were also canceled.

    KOIN reports that Gaston Rural Fire District alerted residents to the water main break around 6 p.m. Sunday.

    Officials said water pressure should be back for most of the city, but people may experience some discoloration, low water pressure or trickles of water.

    Water samples will be sent out for testing. In the meantime, officials advise people to boil their water.

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