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Water Restrictions Lifted For Hundreds Of Thousands In Md.

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OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Officials have lifted mandatory water restrictions for some 200,000 residents and businesses in southern Prince George’s County as repairs were completed on a failing transmission main.

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission lifted the restrictions Friday afternoon. Officials said repairs to the 54-inch main began Tuesday and progressed smoothly.

WSSC GM/CEO Jerry N. Johnson said residents used less water during the water restrictions, which began at 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Residents were initially told that water would run out during repairs on the pipe. Temperatures exceeded 90 degrees in the region each day during the repairs.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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