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Radioactive water leak causes South-Ukrainian nuclear power station reactor to shut down again
Source: BBC Monitoring Former Soviet Union - Political Publication date: Feb 16, 2000
The first generating set of the South-Ukrainian nuclear power station was halted at 0142 on 16th February (2342 gmt 15thFebruary) due to a leakage of radioactive water from the reactor circuit to the turbine circuit, UNIAN reported citing the State Nuclear Control Administration. The leakage was caused by a fault inside a steam generator. The set had been returned into operation for a few hours at 1718 [1518 gmt] on 15th February after repairs on the protection system. The energy system control services had given their prior consent to halting the set till 21st February.
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