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Contaminated water crisis

Tepco “It rained significantly heavily only once in 2012” → Contaminated water overflowed 7 times

Note : If you are from the international mass media, Don’t read this site.   From Tepco’s report submitted to NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority) in the working group of 10/24/2013,

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Tepco’s Typhoon measures to prevent contaminated water overflowing entirely messed up

Two more Typhoons are coming to hit Japan from this weekend. (cf, Two more Typhoons are coming to Japan / Meteorological Agency “Unpredictable” [URL])   Having 11 tank area dams

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Back-up tanks of 4,000 tonnes are already nearly full with two more Typhoons coming

Two more typhoons are coming to cause heavy rains to Japan from this weekend. (cf. Two more Typhoons are coming to Japan / Meteorological Agency “Unpredictable” [URL]) However, the back-up

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Tepco “Transferred retained water to a backup tank before overflowing” → The backup tank overflowed

For the typhoon prevention, Tepco transferred the retained “rainwater” but the transferred tank overflowed. According to Tepco, they tried to transfer the water retained in the local dam of a

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Pure water underground tank overflowed to drains / Tepco “Cs-134/137 levels were low”

Related to this article..A tank area dam overflowed due to the Typhoon rain [URL]   According to Tepco, their employee found the pure water underground tank overflowing around 13:00 of

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

A tank area dam overflowed due to the Typhoon rain

Related to this article..Sandbag to stop leaking contaminated water outflowed due to typhoon rain [URL]   According to Tepco, the local dam of a tank area overflowed due to the

Column Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

[Column] Rising groundwater – 2 reasons why Tepco’s countermeasures may cause further disaster

The groundwater is estimated to reach the ground surface on 8/19/2013, which is the very urging problem. On 8/7/2013, Tepco announced they are going to start pumping up the rising

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Tepco to pump up accumulating groundwater by the end of August / Tepco “Groundwater may overflow”

Following up this article..[Column] Tepco literally “swamped” in sea contamination prevention [URL] On 8/2/2013, Tepco reported Nuclear Regulation Authority that they are planning to pump up the increasing groundwater. They

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Tepco “In the worse scenario, groundwater may overflow to up-ground”

Following up this article..[Column] Accumulated groundwater may overflow to up-ground in early August [URL] In the press conference of 7/31/2013, Tepco announced there is a possibility that groundwater overflows to

Contaminated water crisis Natural disasters

M5.9 caused further overflow of contaminated water, Tepco “The tank was full since yesterday”

At 14:48 5/18/2013, M5.9 hit Fukushima offshore. (cf, M5.9 hit Fukushima offshore at 14:48 5/18/2013 (JST) [URL]) According to Tepco, this quake caused another overflow of contaminated water. On 5/17/2013,