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High and dry: Nybyen and Haugen without water much of Sunday due to damaged pipe

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A leak in a water main at Vei 217 left hundreds of Longyearbyen residents without water from about midday Sunday. Officials said the leak is expected to be repaired by about 8 p.m. (Update: water service was restored shortly before 8 p.m.)