Tepco admitted the responsibility of 164 Bq/Kg of contaminated well water

Tepco’s compensation office admitted their responsibility of the contamination of well water in Fukushima officially.

HCR, a citizens’ group led by Monk Miura Bansho, measured 164.5 Bq/Kg of gamma nuclide from well water in Fukushima.

They had it measured on 1/1/2012 at their lab, OPCOM Institute of Isotopes.

It was suspected that water underground is contaminated too, but it is a rare case that they actually measure radiation and have Tepco admit that they caused it.

It is not published about the compensation money.

Tepco admitted the responsibility of 164 Bq/Kg of contaminated well water



Français :

Tepco admet sa responsabilité pour les 164 Bq/kg des eaux de puits contaminées


Le bureau des indemnisations de Tepco admet officiellement leur responsabilité dans la contamination des puits de Fukushima.

Le HCR, un groupe de volontaires dirigé par le moine Miura Bansho, a relevé 164,5 Bq/kg de nucléides γ dans l’eau de puits de Fukushima.
Ils l’ont relevé le 1er janvier 2012 dans leur labo, le OPCOM Institute of Isotopes.
On suspectait aussi que les eaux souterraines étaient également contaminées mais c’est un cas rare où ils relèvent effectivement de la radioactivité et où Tepco admet qu’ils l’aient provoqué.
Rien n’est publié sur l’argent des indemnisations.

Tepco admitted the responsibility of 164 Bq/Kg of contaminated well water


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This website updates the latest news about the Fukushima nuclear plant and also archives the past news from 2011. Because it's always updated and added live, articles, categories and the tags are not necessarily fitted in the latest format.
I am the writer of this website. About page remains in 2014. This is because my memory about 311 was clearer than now, 2023, and I think it can have a historical value. Now I'm living in Romania with 3 cats as an independent data scientist.
Actually, nothing has progressed in the plant since 2011. We still don't even know what is going on inside. They must keep cooling the crippled reactors by water, but additionally groundwater keeps flowing into the reactor buildings from the broken parts. This is why highly contaminated water is always produced more than it can circulate. Tepco is planning to officially discharge this water to the Pacific but Tritium is still remaining in it. They dilute this with seawater so that it is legally safe, but scientifically the same amount of radioactive tritium is contained. They say it is safe to discharge, but none of them have drunk it.


January 2012