TEPCO to begin measuring groundwater inflow into Fukushima Daiichi reactors

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Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant May 2013

Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has announced that it plans to install water gauges in the basement of the reactor buildings of Unit 1, Unit 2, and Unit 3 at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex.  Workers at the crippled nuclear facility will start installation of the water gauges in Unit 1 and Unit 2 in mid-June.

Currently, TEPCO estimates some 400 tons of groundwater flow into each reactor building per day and the accumulating highly contaminated water that is produced by the inflow requires additional storage and processing.

Source: JiJi Press

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