Unit 3 Spent Fuel Pool Videos & Enhanced Images

TEPCO finally released the videos of the unit 3 spent fuel pool. The videos do give a better look at the situation than the previously released images TEPCO provided last week.

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TEPCO videos:


fuel racks with debris and what looks like fuel assembly handles at top.

Twisted sheet metal and wire rod in the pool.

Twisted sheet metal and what may be the same brown/green algae growing on surfaces.

Close up of steel debris. Piece to the right has a jagged edge.

Steel beam and piece of rebar to the right. Jagged edge on the steel.

Rebar in the pool.

Portions of the refueling crane.

More refueling crane

Debris on top of some sort of sheet material above fuel racks.

Close up of fuel racks. Closer racks show fuel assembly handles through the debris. Further away
rack slots appear to be empty but not damaged.

Close up of debris in the pool


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