Sam Adams, Poland Spring Ease Mass. Water Woes

  • May 3, 2010
Failed water pipes in the Boston area have left roughly 2 million people without drinkable water, and local marketers are pitching in.

Poland Spring, based in Hollis, Maine, says it has already brought in 21 truckloads -- about half a million bottles -- and the Nestle subsidiary says it expects to deliver another 1.4 million bottles in the next 48 hours to help ease the boil-alert crisis.

And Boston Beer Co. tells the Boston Globe it will not be brewing Samuel Adams locally for the next few days, to help conserve water. --Sarah Mahoney

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