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[Column] Kamikaze and contaminated water

  On 8/8/2013, Tepco released a shocking report. Tepco’s planning to “bypass” the groundwater to the sea, which is supposed to be the last hope, but it is anticipated that

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Fukushima worker “Fukushima plant would suffer from contaminated water for years and it may cause land subsidence”

Fukushima Worker Happy11311 reported he came back to Fukushima nuclear plant again. He commented on Twitter that the contaminated water problem will not be solves for years and it may

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

Groundwater bypass would gather additional 600 tones / day of groundwater from surrounding area

1,000 tones of groundwater flows to Fukushima plant area. In order to reduce this volume, Tepco is planning to pump up groundwater on the mountain side and discharge it to

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

Tepco to build more impervious wall near the reactor2 turbine building / may cause flood on the land side

The groundwater level is rising on the seaside of reactor2. At the moment Tepco is trying to manage it by pumping up the water but it’s only the temporary countermeasures.

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

23,000,000 Bq/m3 of Tritium on the seaside of reactor1 / Contaminated groundwater may spread over South to North

Following up this article..210,000 Bq/m3 of all β measured from seaside of reactor1 too [URL]   According to Tepco, high level of Tritium was also measured from the same sample.

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

Groundwater 1.2 m to the surface of the ground at 2m inside of the impervious wall

About the rising groundwater level, Tepco announced the groundwater level was 1.2m deep underground at 2m inside of the impervious wall on 8/10/2013. The detection point is the newly made

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Tepco pumped up only 20% groundwater of capacity

Following up this article..Tepco to start pumping up the rising groundwater from 8/9/2013 / Only one pump in 3,200 m2 area[URL] According to Tepco, they pumped up 13 m3 of