Tepco checking debris fallen to bottom of Reactor No. 4 — May move control rods — ROV to be sent into Spent Fuel Pool

Published: March 12th, 2012 at 12:09 pm ET
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Title: Survey on Distribution of Debris in Unit 4 Spent Fuel Pool, Fukushima Daiichi
Nuclear Power Station

Source: Tepco
Date: March 12, 2012

ROV*, which is controlled remotely and whose underwater camera is a self propelling is used for the survey on the distribution of debris in the spent fuel pool. 

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We will through ROV in SPF through the slit of floats covering the pool. We operate it from the operating floor.

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We are considering to move control rods currently stored in the cask pit to the bottom of Reactor in the future when we take out the fuel in SPF [sic]. We will survey debris fallen down to the bottom of Reactor to organize the plan.

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Published: March 12th, 2012 at 12:09 pm ET
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