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Tainted water may be leaking near No.2 reactor
...He noted that water samples taken in these wells at the sea side of the No. 2 reactor are showing higher levels of tritium compared to wells in surrounding areas. The wells are close to an underground tunnel also between the reactor facility and the sea.
From these reasons, he suggests the tunnel is one of the main sources of the contaminated water. He says the water is most likely flowing fairly quickly into the sea through pebbles inside the tunnel.
The operator has been solidifying the embankment to plug the leak. But it admitted on Wednesday that the measure is not working so far...