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Contaminated water crisis

Former Fukushima worker “Pumping up ground water may cause Fukushima plant a land subsidence”

Currently 400 tones of ground water is flowing into Fukushima nuclear plant every single day. To reduce the water volume, Tepco is pumping up the ground water in the upstream

Contaminated water crisis

[Contaminated water coming down to the sea?]Chloride concentration increased 270% of 2 weeks ago in observation holes

About the major leakage of highly contaminated water, the chloride concentration is observed to be increasing in the observation holes. Tepco is conducting the radiation test of ground water in

Contaminated water crisis

600 tones of contaminated water “missing” from the reservoir, Tepco “Error of the measurement hardware”

According to Tepco, a certain amount of the contaminated water is missing. From the report of “Future plan of the water transfer” released on 4/12/2013, reservoir No.6 was supposed to

Contaminated water crisis

[Spreading leakage] Radiation level of reservoir No.3 jumped up to be 8.6 times much after transferring water

About the major leakage of highly contaminated water, the radiation level jumped up to be 8.6 times much as one day before in reservoir No.3. The sample was taken from

Contaminated water crisis

[Can’t stop leaking] 6.4 billion Bq leaked from the pump on transferring to the safer reservoir

About the major leakage of highly contaminated water, Tepco has officially admitted the reservoir No.1, 2 and 3 are leaking. Tepco is transferring the highly contaminated water to other reservoirs


Radiation level in sub-drain of reactor1 and 2 picking up

  On 2/28/2013, Fukushima Diary reported “Radioactivity density of reactor1 sub-drain jumping up for 2 days, PCV temperature also increasing”. [URL] According to Tepco, the radiation level (Cs-134/137) of sub-drain

Core removing struggle

Reactor5 gets heated as water injection stops

According to Tepco’s plant parameter, water temperature of reactor5 goes up when the reactor water level decreases. Tepco has been having problems with the water injection pumps, which pieces of

Cover-ups Plant hazard Spent Fuel Pools

Murata ex JP ambassador, “Coolant system of reactor4 was broken 12/8~12/11, concrete base is terribly deteriorating.”

According to Mr. Murata, former Japanese ambassador in Switzerland, the coolant system of SFP of reactor4 was stopped from 12/8 to 12/11, and the concrete base is terribly damaged already.

Contaminated water crisis

Highly contaminated water leaked in reactor3 again, Tepco “It was spouting out of the hose”

On 10/15/2012, highly contaminated water was found “leaking out” from accumulated water transferring pipe of reactor3 again. At the next place, another water leakage was found on 8/14/2012. This water

Spent Fuel Pools

[Reactor4] UPS had a fire inside

Following up this article..[Reactor4] Actual Fukushima worker “In short, it was a design error.” On 7/5/2012, Tepco replaced the broken UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) and back-up. The failed UPS is