(Subscription Only) Title: Further leak at Fukushima, photos reveal other damage
Source: THE ASAHI SHIMBUN
Date: October 16, 2012
[...] TEPCO reported that 90 liters of highly radioactive water spewed from a pipe on the first floor of the No. 3 reactor’s turbine building.
The water was contained within the building, the company said.
TEPCO said a worker employed by a subcontractor discovered water gushing from the pipe around 10 a.m. on Oct. 15, and raised the alarm.
The pipe delivers contaminated water from the building basement [...]
2.52 billion becquerels of total cesium (28,000 Bq/cm3 of total cesium * 1,000 cm3/liter of water * 90 liters):
Published: October 16th, 2012 at 7:04 pm ET
- 195,000,000 Bq/L of cesium detected in Unit No. 3 turbine building — Basement is filled 10 feet deep with this highly radioactive water — No testing for strontium February 13, 2012
- Fukushima Worker: Water was steaming in basement under Unit No. 3 turbine November 1, 2012
- Bloomberg: ‘Highly radioactive’ leak at Fukushima Unit 3 — NHK: Melted fuel coolant thought to be flowing from containment vessel for ‘unknown reason’ — 24 Million Bq/liter of strontium, other beta emitters (VIDEO) January 20, 2014
- “Highly dangerous” levels of radiation detected in No. 3 reactor building — Double amount from April May 13, 2011
- Tokyo U. nuke expert: Radioactive substances may have “poured” into pipe during explosion — Levels could also be extremely high outside Reactors No. 3 and 4 August 3, 2011