TEPCO To Do More Inspections In Unit 1 Containment

Kyodo News is reporting TEPCO will do a series of inspections this week at unit 1 to look inside containment and take samples. They estimate photos should be out Wednesday. TEPCO has released a document explaining what work will be done but the document is only in Japanese. The work will include more visual inspection with a camera, radiation readings of water and air inside containment and testing of the stagnant water inside containment.

As more information comes out we will release reports and analysis.
TEPCO handout handouts_121009_02-j

 A rough machine translation of TEPCO’s handout:

Implementation items

By inserting the device from X100B Pene survey (pre-drilling 9/26), the following
Conducted a study on the.

Taken by the camera inside swing
(Top floor grating 1)
Pan and tilt camera
2.74 mSv worker doses

Measurement of the dose level of accumulated water and atmosphere
CCD camera
Vessel dosimetry

Taken by CCD camera inside
(At the bottom of the grating on the first floor)
CCD camera

Collection of stagnant water
Sampling device

Total installed permanent monitoring
(Ambient temperature, water temperature retention, retention water level)
Thermocouple, water level sensor

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Taken by a camera inside swing (top floor grating 1)
Monorail equipment hatch
CRD pipe support beam
Guide pipe
Pan-tilt camera
PLR monorail beam
Plumbing D / W spray

[Status of work (10/9) Today]
Internal investigation by the pan-tilt camera work
* Pan-Tilt Camera: Camera shake can neck up and down, left and right direction.
For the upper floor grating D/W1.
Time around 10:00 – 13:40 Working time:
8 people Our employees: Number work
45 people worker cooperative enterprises

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