230 tons of contaminated water leaked

12/18/2011, Tepco announced 230 tons of contaminated water leaked from the pool for highly contaminated water. It was in an underground tunnel.
It contains 5,400 Bq/cm3 of Cs-137, 3.0 mSv/h on its surface. It is not cleared how it leaked from the pool.
Asahi newspaper says “It’s ONLY 1% contamination of the highly contaminated water.”

According to Tepco, the tunnel is for cables, 4.5m wide and 54m long. The depth of contaminated water was from 50cm ~ 3,400cm. It was found by Tepco staff about 10AM 12/18/2011.





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