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Thursday, 9 January 2014

TEPCO MAY SOON RUN OUT OF STORAGE TANKS FOR THE CONTAMINATED WATER

TEPCO MAY SOON RUN OUT OF STORAGE TANKS FOR THE CONTAMINATED WATER

Press Release (Jan 08,2014)Situation of storing and treatment of accumulated water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (132nd Release)

On June 9, 2011, we received an instruction document*, "Installment of treatment facility and storing facility of water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (Instruction)" from Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
(Previously announced on June 9, 2011)
Since then, per the instruction, we have been treating the water accumulated in the Central Radioactive Waste Treatment Facility that contains highly concentrated radioactive materials. We announce today we submitted a report to the Nuclear Regulation Authority regarding the latest updates of storage and treatment of the accumulated water.
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-Situation of storage and treatment of accumulated water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (132nd Release) (PDF 161KB)PDF
* Installment of treatment facility and storage facility of water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (Instruction) (NISA No. 6, June 8, 2011)
Source: http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp-com/release/2014/1233493_5892.html

 
references: January 9, 2014
Sampling Results Regarding the Influence on the Water Leak at a Tankin the H4 area in Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
-Pump Well
http://www.tepco.co.jp/.../images/pump_well_14010901-e.pdf

-Around the H4 Area
http://www.tepco.co.jp/.../images/around_h4_14010901-e.pdf

-South Water Outlet, Drainage Channel
http://www.tepco.co.jp/.../south_discharge_14010901-e.pdf

Personal thanks to Masaichi Shiozaki for his inputs 

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