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Underground electric cable damaged during survey at Fukushima plant [2011-08-08]

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Tokyo electric powered energy Co. mentioned that an underground electric powered cable tv set in the Fukushima No. one Nuclear energy Plant was erroneously broken even although employees have been conducting a uninteresting questionnaire as element of endeavours to keep away from leakage of radiation-contaminated consuming water to the sea.
The power acknowledged as TEPCO found the growth through an investigation in to a energy outage that occurred Thursday at an isolated setting up that serves getting a bottom for bringing the disaster-triggered nuclear turmoil in the plant below control, it said.
After the energy failure occurred in the setting up at near to 12:50 p.m. Thursday, backup energy was activated a moment in time after to application electrical power provide as well as the normal energy source was resumed about three as well as a half several hours later, in accordance with TEPCO.
In the survey, getting used previous to employees area shields inside the soil to keep away from contaminated consuming water from flowing to the sea, employees have been uninteresting to the soil to confirm the flow of groundwater when a unit touched and broken the electric powered cable tv set about 2.5 meters underground, it said.
TEPCO officials mentioned they will confirm underground charts beforehand in continuing the survey.