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Thursday, 5 April 2012

They detect the leak of about twelve tons of water into the sea in Fukushima


They detect the leak of about twelve tons of water into the sea in Fukushima

TEPCO, operator of central Fukushima Daiichi, epicentre of the nuclear crisis in Japan, confirmed Thursday the leak to the sea about 12 tons of water contaminated with radioactive strontium, NHK public television reported.
Workers of Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) discovered the leakage of fluid from one of the pipes connected to the tank which is stored radioactive water used to cool the reactors, contaminated during the morning.

http://www.deltaworld.org/international/They-detect-the-leak-of-about-twelve-tons-of-water-into-the-sea-in-Fukushima/
The accumulation of thousands of tons of contaminated water filtered of reactors towards the interior of the facilities of the plant is one of the main problems facing TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi, requires the company to continuously store fluid leaked into special containers.
They stopped the leak
TEPCO operators proceeded to close the pipe valves, which stopped the leak of radioactive water about an hour later, detailed NHK.
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