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Contaminated water crisis

[Video] Inside Reactor1 torus room, leakage point not identified

              Tepco investigated Reactor1’s torus room on 6/11/2014. Torus room is where to contain the donut-shaped coolant facility of the reactor. This May, Tepco

Contaminated water crisis

2 tanks leaked 4.0m3 of contaminated water for 2 months without noticed / 250,000,000 Bq of “radioactive material”

  ↑ The ground where the contaminated water has been absorbed for 2 months.   Following up this article.. 2 Contaminated water tanks overflowed / 9,800,000 Bq/m3 of All β

Contaminated water crisis Core removing struggle

[Video] Tepco identified a leaking part on reactor1 vessel / Pipes are rusted and starting deteriorated

  ↑ The leaking part on the pipe connected to reactor1 vessel     Following up this article.. [Video] Reactor1 confirmed leaking out the coolant water / 2.0 Sv/h [URL]

Contaminated water crisis

Fukushima plant area dose still remains dangerously high even outside of the buildings / 10mSv ~ 80mSv/h

Following up this article.. Someone turned on 4 irrelevant pumps / 203t of 37,000,000,000 Bq/m3 contaminated water transferred to wrong place [URL]   On 4/23/2014, Tepco announced the atmospheric dose

Contaminated water crisis

[ALPS] Entire system shut down → Reboot → New leakage → Shut down again

Following up this article.. 21 tanks and 1km of pipe must be decontaminated due to the system failure of ALPS / Not known when to reboot ALPS [URL]   Tepco

Contaminated water crisis

[Leakage of reactor3 coolant water] Tepco “Can’t touch anything due to the high level of radiation”

Following up this article.. Reactor3 coolant water leakage → Tepco “Don’t know the latest status” [URL]   Tepco can’t do anything for the coolant water leakage in Reactor3, Tepco announced

Contaminated water crisis

Rain water leak into reactor1 building through the crippled roof at 5m width / 66,000,000 Bq/m3 of Cesium-134/137

Rain water leak into reactor1 building through the crippled roof, Tepco announced on 3/14/2014. Fukushima decommissioning takes more 40 years according to the government of Japan. Rain leaking is deteriorating

Contaminated water crisis

Pure water → drip on the desalination system floor → 800,000,000 Bq/m3 of All β / Equipment highly contaminated

Following up this article.. Contaminated water leaked from desalination system again / 23,000,000,000 Bq/m3 of All β nuclide detected [URL]   On 3/12/2014, Tepco announced pure water turned to be

Contaminated water crisis

Contaminated water leaked from desalination system again / 23,000,000,000 Bq/m3 of All β nuclide detected

Highly contaminated water found leaked from a desalination system again. Tepco employee found in the morning of 3/9/2014.   According to Tepco, the leaked volume was 1.25 L, it is

Contaminated water crisis Cover-ups Plant hazard

Tepco holds 40,000 past contaminated water samples / Too radioactive to dump

Following up this article.. Leaked all β of “300m3 leakage accident” was also underestimated / INES level might be increased [URL]   Tepco holds approx. 40,000 samples of highly contaminated