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Water Outage Still Affecting 700 In Baltimore

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Crews now expect service to be restored by this evening, according to Kurt Kocher, a spokesman for Baltimore's Department of Public Works. Meanwhile they are bringing bottled drinking water to residents in the area.

Kocher says this is an example of the city's aging infrastructure.

"It's something that really over generations was out of sight and out of mind and now it's essentially time where these things have to be addressed," he says.

Kocher says the city is spending more than a billion dollars to refurbish and replace older lines such as this one.

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