In the area of ​​Seo-gu, Incheon, where red tap water happened last year, there have been reports of larvae coming out of tap water this time. It seems that the larvae from the filter of the water purification plant propagated along the water pipe, but Incheon City insisted not to drink tap water directly.

Reporter Kang Min-woo reports.

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small worm stumbles in the tap filter.

Since the 9th, more than 20 reports have been received that larvae are mixed in tap water supplied to households in 4 dongs such as Wondang-dong, Seo-gu, Incheon.

In addition to Seo-gu, Incheon, where the report was filed, larvae were confirmed in the tap water at a family home in Gyeyang-gu at the end of last month.

[Inhabitants of Gyeyang-gu, Incheon: After washing the dishes, I saw it again and there was another. It is thin and short like a worm, but it is moving.]

It is presumed to be larvae and larvae.

At the Gongchon water purification plant, the activated carbon filter is used to filter it a step further, and it is possible that the larvae from the filter have spread.

Incheon city said there was no problem in the area receiving water from other water purification plants, but in Gyeyang-gu, which SBS confirmed, it is receiving water from Bupyeong water purification plant, not from Gongchon water purification plant.

As the Bupyeong Water Purification Plant uses activated carbon filters such as the Gongchon Water Purification Plant, Incheon City also notified residents of the area when it reported larvae.

[Baek Myeong-soo/Chief of the Network of Tap Water Citizens Network: (Filter) You can

ask whether this is a storage problem or a problem in the process.] Incheon city should not drink tap water directly for the safety of local residents who have found larvae . Asked.