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St. Charles, MO (KSDK) - Just one more night, that's what city officials are telling residents in St. Peters and St. Charles who have been under a water boil since Saturday morning.

A water main broke Friday night affecting close to 100,000 customers.

A St. Charles was just starting to deal with boiling their water, when they lost water completely.

Now their entire neighborhood is completely without water due to another water main break.

City officials say that water boil should be over soon.

"We just wait until the bacteria levels are tested, that everything is normal and clear and safe for everyone, and then we can also lift the mandatory order, we hope that that's going to be Monday," says Lisa Bedian, with the City of St. Peters.

That's music to this mom's ears.

"It's hard with two little girls," says Leslie Magrew. "Between making bottles and giving water to the young one."

As a mom of two babies under 20 months old Magrew says a lack of running water is a hassle to say the least.

"I'm really thirsty," she says.

She says the dishes are piling up and the pitchers of boiled water are being rationed.

"I went to Target last night and there's not a bottle of water to be found," she says.

About are these residents in St. Charles and St. Peters under a water boil, they also are restricted in using water for other purposes.

Bedian says they need residents to also be conservationists.

"No watering outside, no washing your car, things like that so that we can get that water level back up and get everybody back up to normal," says Bedian.

Restaurants and businesses had to scale back operations, this McDonalds is warning their customers about a lack of fountain drinks.

The work has been done on the first break and the water boil is expected to be lifted Monday.
Magrew says they may have to take action if the water doesn't come back.

"If it doesn't we may have to go somewhere, just for the convenience of having running water," says Magrew.

Customers of Missouri American Water are not impacted by this water main break.

Stay tuned to NewsChannel 5 as we continue to update this story.

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