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August 1, 2014

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Charleston resident Niru Parikshak loads up the back of her car with bottled water Thursday Jan. 9, 2014, in Charleston, W.Va. Sam's Club and every retailer for a 20-mile radius sold out of bottled water after a chemical leak Thursday morning up river from the WV American Plant on the Elk River forced the water plant to shut down.

Charleston Daily Mail, Bob Wojcieszak / AP

Charleston resident Niru Parikshak loads up the back of her car with bottled water Thursday Jan. 9, 2014, in Charleston, W.Va. Sam's Club and every retailer for a 20-mile radius sold out of bottled water after a chemical leak Thursday morning up river from the WV American Plant on the Elk River forced the water plant to shut down.