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A North Dakota Army National Guard water purification unit is set up across the street from Trinity Hospital on Sunday in Minot. David Samson / The Forum

Minot's drinking water still considered unsafe, Boil order is expanded to surrounding towns

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MINOT, N.D. - About 50,000 residents in the Minot area continue to boil their drinking water or use bottled water after a plug failure caused a potential for contaminants to enter the water system.


The boil order was ex­panded Sunday to communities surrounding Minot.

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