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TEPCO begins work on underground ice wall at Fukushima Daiichi | Enformable

Tokyo Electric workers are to begin work at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to create underground frozen walls at the Unit 2 and Unit 3 turbine buildings on Wednesday. The utility is also digging wells across the compound to determine whether or not water is leaking directly from the reactor buildings.

Enormous amounts of coolant water is injected around the clock to prevent the melted nuclear fuel from overheating is leaking from the damaged reactor containment vessels and mixing with groundwater in the reactor buildings, turbine buildings, and various underground tunnels, before seeping into the ground and reaching the sea.

The utility hopes that the ice walls will prevent highly radioactive wastewater from flowing into the ocean.



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