ahhh, Purple Chive. So good to see the diggers work. Thankyou... a bit from that article:
At 10:10 am on January 11, due to the preparation of inspection of the
Primary Containment Vessel(PCV) of Unit 2, we adjusted the amount of
nitrogen injected to the PCV from 13m3/h to 10m3/h to reduce the
pressure of the inside.
Sounds like they are going to open 'er up. Prolly to put in an endoscope and meters and sampling tubes and such. How would you like that job? Ok, lift the cover or valve or drill or "cut". Then wooooossssshhhh! out comes some nasty and if there is a spark... wouldn't want that job.
...Turbine Building of
Unit 3, we have controlled the amount of injected water to the reactor
gradually. The amount of injected water to the reactor of Unit 3 from
the reactor feed water system was adjusted from approx. 1.9 m3/h to
approx. 1.0 m3/h, and the amount from the core spray system was
adjusted from approx. 7.0 m3/h to approx. 8.0 m3/h.
And just where do you continue to put all that sea water that flowsdown thru "the core" and out the bottom and sides of that open air reactor, huh? The ocean obviously. Any ongoing water "cooling" project (for 9 unabated months at that rate) has got to be going into the sea, right? There is no storage facility to hold half an ocean there and recirculate it from where, exactly? The reactor pressure levels were sea level after the explosion. Especially #3. If anything the water sprayer nozzles in the top of the reactor vessel are just letting water run down into and out the bottom of the vessel, hopefully reaching the "melt" and "cooling" it by the "trickle down effect". I could be wrong, but can't imagine any other scenario guys. Help me out here.
Tell me how they have "re-pressurized" the blown out pressure vessel and after sealing that, recirculating a water supply that is captured after a run thru the core which has melted down thru the bottom of containment?
That water is going wherever, including drains to the sea and ground tables. This is the worst of all possible scenarios for the rest of the world. Ongoing washing of corium and constiuents to sea with seawater. Pffft. Someone relieve my fears here and tell me it ain't so. Never mind the others, just tell me it ain't so with #3.