Saturday, April 2, 2011

#Fukushima I Nuke Plant: Photos of the Pit That's Leaking Radioactive Water

Asahi Shinbun has a series of photos that TEPCO has provided of the pit that's been leaking highly radioactive water into the ocean. Go take a look.

But what was the point of pouring concrete when the water kept coming in to the pit? Didn't they think that it might be better to plug the opening upstream first, so that the water at least stop coming before they attempt to seal the crack in the pit?

Apparently not.

Here are some of them:

And a diagram created by Asahi.


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