River water now surrounds spent fuel pool building and main reactor building at Ft. Calhoun after collapse of water-filled dam — Barriers at entrances to keep water out

Published: June 27th, 2011 at 7:16 pm ET
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Flood test not over for nuke plant, Omaha World-Herald,

[...] Because of the collapsed water-filled dam, river water surrounds the main reactor building, mechanical building, spent fuel pool building and other structures.

Barriers at entrances to the buildings are keeping that water from entering, [Omaha Public Power District spokesman Jeff Hanson] said. A “minor” amount of water did seep into the plant’s turbine building, he said, and was pumped out. [...]

Published: June 27th, 2011 at 7:16 pm ET
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