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Fukushima Daiichi NPS Prompt Report 2013

Fukushima Daiichi NPS Prompt Report (Oct 09,2013)Water Leakage near Desalination System (Reverse Osmosis Membrane) at Fukushima Daiichi NPS (Follow-up Information 4)

This is follow-up information regarding the water leakage which occurred today (on October 9) near the desalination system (reverse osmosis membrane: RO-3) inside the temporary warehouse.

As a result of the subsequent investigation, the leakage amount is estimated to be approx. 7m3. The leaked water inside the dike will be collected to the waste liquid supply tank of the desalination system.

In addition, of 6 workers who were found to have radioactive material on their bodies, 5 workers were finished to have been decontaminated while another worker is still being decontaminated on the sole of the foot.