TEPCO: Reactor No. 3 temperature rising — Pumping water to cool reactor may be ‘insufficient’ (VIDEO)
TEPCO starts adjusting gauges at Unit 1, NHK, May 10, 2011:
[TEPCO] says the temperature of the plant’s Number 3 reactor has been rising this month, and that work to pump water to cool the reactor may be insufficient.
The company says it is installing new pipes at the reactor and hopes to start pumping water through them on Thursday.
Watch the video here.
See also: TEPCO says “sharp rise” in temperature at reactor No. 3, up 70ºF in a day — Japanese media: Is it due to the melting of nuclear fuel?
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- TEPCO trying to “prevent re-criticality” at Reactor No. 3 — Temperature soaring in pressure vessel, up over 100°F in 24 hours even after increasing water injection May 15, 2011
- Water pumping into three Fukushima Daiichi reactors stops after quake April 11, 2011
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