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Wakefield ends water boil advisory

WAKEFIELD — The city of Wakefield has announced the end of an advisory for residents to boil water before drinking.

A city press release issued on Wednesday at 1:45 p.m. notes that the advisory issued on Monday morning has been “fully lifted.”

According to the announcement issued by City Manager Robert Brown Jr., “The water boil advisory was issued due to a sudden loss in water pressure below acceptable levels throughout the city’s water distribution system.”

That issue, which resulted after a communication error between the city’s water pump station and the city’s two water towers, occurred o...