08:18 30 September 2013
TEPCO resumes ALPS operation following problem
TOKYO, Sept. 30, Kyodo
Tokyo Electric Power Co. said early Monday it has resumed operation of its water treatment system at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, following its suspension late last week.
The three-line advanced liquid processing system, known as ALPS, was suspended Friday after the utility detected a problem.
TEPCO determined Sunday a rubber sheet left in a water tank near the system obstructed the drain outlet and caused the problem.
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