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Water that could contain radioactive material has been pouring into a drain on the first floor of the No. 3 reactor building at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, according to TEPCO on Jan 18th.

The camera of a rubble-removing robot operating inside the building captured the 30-centimeter wide water leak. It said the water had not leaked outside the building.

TEPCO has been pouring cooling water on the No. 1 to 3 reactors to cool melted fuel, and water has been seen leaking through damaged parts of the No. 3 reactor’s containment vessel.

 

<Media Report>
New leak found in Fukushima plant’s wrecked No. 3 building (Asahi Newspaper)

Water leak spotted in reactor 3, Tepco says (Japan Times)

 


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