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at 8:00 a.m. on August 7, a fire hydrant on Tianxing Avenue in Daying County, Sichuan Province, was damaged. Wei Wei Wei, who rushed to the scene for maintenance, dived into the valve well filled with water and turned off the valve several times. This scene was recorded by video, and then many media including people’s Daily carried out the report.

if the valve is not closed, the maintenance personnel can also choose to turn off the main pipe valve, but this will cause a large area of water shortage in the nearby area. Wei Wei said that in the daily maintenance, “there will be no such choice.”. In his opinion, this is just a very common behavior in his work. To his great surprise, his videos were widely distributed on the Internet.

in order to close the valve, Wei Wei had to dive into the valve well full of water.

had to dive into the water filled valve well for repair. After diving into the water for five or six times, the valve

was closed. Wei Wei told the Red Star News reporter that the damaged fire hydrant was on the roadside. When he arrived at the scene, the water flow was very large and suddenly came out, and a large pool of water had accumulated.

Lu Jie, manager of Installation Engineering Department of Sichuan investment water group British limited company, also came to the scene. He said that the fire hydrant is a consumable. In order to facilitate maintenance after damage, a valve well was built nearby. But because there was a lot of water at that time, the valve well was already full. The

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valve wells are about 1.7 meters deep. Wei Wei, who is just 1.7 meters tall, jumps down the well and stands on the water pipe in the well, just showing his head. It takes three steps to close the valve in the water. One is to open the cover of the valve, the second is to insert the key to the encryption valve, and the third is to open the valve. During the whole process of

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, Wei Wei dived five or six times. First, he opened the lid, then inserted the key, and then he twisted the valve. He could only screw it five or six times each time. He said it would take about 20 turns to tighten it.

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because the space is relatively narrow, the water is also mixed. When diving, there are some restrictions, and you can’t open your eyes in the water, so you can only try it slowly with your hands. That morning, it took a minute or two to close the valve, and then the damaged fire hydrant was replaced, which took an hour.

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Wei Wei said that during the whole process, five or six times of

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involved parties: all peers may encounter this kind of unexpected situation.

Wei Wei Wei said that this is only an ordinary work, relatively speaking, it is not difficult. The water pipes of some old communities are installed on the external walls, so it is more troublesome to maintain them. It is necessary to tie safety ropes to hang them in the air and complete the maintenance work in the air. As for

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, some netizens said that if the valve is not turned off but the main valve is closed, water will be cut off for “half a city”. Lu Jie also said that some exaggeration should affect the water use of several surrounding communities, but not half of the British county. He said that because the valve was only related to the fire hydrant, although it was an early peak of water consumption, none of the surrounding households were affected.

suddenly saw a lot of videos about himself on the Internet. Wei Wei was very surprised. “This is just our ordinary work. It’s what we should do. It’s not a big thing.”

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Red Star News reporters noted that Wei Wei’s diving valve closing video, in addition to the local we media, also included the people’s daily and other mainstream media forwarding reports. Wei Wei of

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said that he had been working in Sichuan investment water group British limited company for eight years, and was responsible for leak detection and maintenance. In his post, he was just an ordinary member of many peers, and everyone might encounter this kind of emergency.

Red Star journalist Yang Lingtu according to the interviewees

original title: staff of water supply company rush to repair, dive five or six times to close the valve: it’s just ordinary work, it’s not difficult, but I didn’t expect to become popular