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Contaminated water crisis

2 Contaminated water tanks overflowed / 9,800,000 Bq/m3 of All β / “Rainwater leaking into the tanks since last year”

↑ The leaked tanks ↑ It is assumed that rain flowed into the tanks from here to push up the water level inside. ↑ Overflowed contaminated water around the tanks.

Contaminated water crisis

4,200,000,000Bq of β and 10,000,000 Bq of γ nuclides leaked from ALPS again / New technology never get into operation

Extremely high level of radiation leaked from multiple nuclide removing system ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing System). This system has been continuously in the serious trouble since they started the hot

Contaminated water crisis

[100m3 overflow] Accident scale INES level 3 potentially / The amount of damage up to a few million USD

Following up this article.. [100m3 overflow] No information obtained about a potential suspect / Tepco practically give up investigation [URL]   The overflow accident of 100m3 corresponds to INES Level

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[100m3 overflow] No information obtained about a potential suspect / Tepco practically give up investigation

Following up this article.. [100m3 overflow] Tritium density in groundwater spiking up 60m east from the overflowed tank [URL]   Tepco ended up obtaining no useful information to identify someone

Contaminated water crisis

[100m3 overflow] Tritium density in groundwater spiking up 60m east from the overflowed tank

Following up this article.. [100m3 overflow] All β detected 60m east from the tank / Contamination already penetrating to groundwater [URL]   Tritium density is rapidly increasing in groundwater taken

Contaminated water crisis

[100m3 overflow] All β detected 60m east from the tank / Contamination already penetrating to groundwater

Following up this article.. [100 m3 overflow] “Who turned on the wrong valve and why ?” / Still not identified [URL]   The contamination is possibly penetrating to groundwater already,

Contaminated water crisis

Contaminated water storage already 91% full / Could be overflowing by this coming June

Related to 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]   From

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[100 m3 overflow] “Who turned on the wrong valve and why ?” / Still not identified

Following up this article.. Tepco to re-interrogate 43 workers about 100 m3 overflow [URL]   On 3/7/2014, Tepco announced they hadn’t obtained any useful information from the interrogation. The overflow

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[100m3 overflow] More than half of water absorbed by the ground soil / Possibly flowing into groundwater again

Following up this article.. [100m3 overflow] Contaminated water is removed by “hand-digging” of human workers [URL]   More than half of the overflowed contaminated water was absorbed by the ground

Contaminated water crisis

[100m3 overflow] Tepco “Abnormality was too slight to notice”

Following up this article.. [100m3 overflow] Contaminated water is removed by “hand-digging” of human workers [URL]   The abnormality of tank water level trend was too slight to recognize, Tepco