Next batch of purified water will be dropped from Fukushima-1 nuclear power plants

On Friday, April 19, Japanese experts will begin to discharge the next batch of water purified from radioactive substances from the Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant. This is stated in the statement of the operator of the company Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO).

At this stage, it is supposed to drop about 7.8 thousand tons of purified water.

In total in 2024, the fiscal year (over March 31, 2025), a total of 54, 6 thousand tons of liquid cleaned from radiation.

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Until today, 31.2 thousand tons of radioactive water have been dropped into the Pacific Ocean in four stages.

The accident at the Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant is a radiation accident of the maximum, level 7 on the international scale of nuclear events (Ines), which began on Friday March 11, 2011 as a result of the strongest earthquake in the history of Japan and the tsunami that followed it.

The Government of Japan has decided on the gradual discharge of purified water into the ocean. The decision to discharge water caused sharp criticism from neighboring countries, primarily the PRC, as well as local fishermen.