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Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

550,000 Bq/m3 of Cs-134/137 measured outside of the impervious wall / Contaminated water overflowing the wall

According to Tepco, high level of Cesium-134/137 was detected outside of the impervious wall, where is only 2m from the sea. Tepco built the underground wall on the coastal line

Contaminated water crisis

Tritium 450,000 Bq/m3 → 900,000 Bq/m3 in bypass well / Leaking tank effect

Having 300m3 of highly contaminated water leak, Tepco is investigating the effect of groundwater. Tepco plans to pump up the groundwater to discharge before it reaches the reactor buildings, but

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

460,000,000 Bq/m3 of Tritium detected from the pumped up groundwater in seaside of reactor2

Since 8/15/2013, Tepco is pumping up the groundwater on the seaside of reactor2. (cf, Well point got in operation to pump up groundwater / laid on vinyl sheet and sandbag,

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

Well point got in operation to pump up groundwater / laid on vinyl sheet and sandbag, plywood boards

In order to reduce the increasing groundwater on the seaside of reactor2, Tepco installed a well point and got it into the operation. They plan to install 27 more well

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

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

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

Tepco to start pumping up the rising groundwater from 8/9/2013 / Only one pump in 3,200 m2 area

In the press conference of 8/7/2013, Tepco announced they are going to start pumping up the rising groundwater from 8/9/2013. The location is on the seaside of reactor2. They are

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

Tepco “We don’t know the latest rising groundwater level” / Data is automatically recorded but it’s not collected

In the press conference of 8/5/2013, Tepco’s spokesman stated they don’t know the latest groundwater level. The groundwater is rising due to the impervious wall. It is estimated to come

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

[Breaking] Tepco to try to start pumping up groundwater from this weekend / Storage facility undecided

In the press conference of 8/5/2013, Tepco announced they are trying to start pumping up the rising groundwater from this weekend. However, the storage facility is not decided yet. It

Contaminated water crisis

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

Contaminated water crisis Cover-ups

20 L of oil leaked from Concrete Pumping Vehicle in Fukushima nuclear plant

According to Tepco, a sub-contract worker found 20 L of oil leaking from the pumping vehicle in Fukushima nuclear plant. They reported as below, At around 2:00 PM on May