Problem at the plant in Canada


17.03.11.V Canada tens of thousands of liters of radioactive water into Lake Ontario were due to problems located in the area of nuclear power plant, reports news agency AFP.

The incident has negligible impact on the environment and does not threaten public health, representatives of local authorities, on Wednesday, March 16.

According to the state-owned Ontario Power Generation, producing about 70% of Ontario's electricity, 73 million liters of radioactive water into the lake came from nuclear power Pickering Nuclear Station, located 35 km east of Toronto.

Source of the leak, which was removed immediately after notice, was damaged partition in the water pump, the company said, adding that the incident did not affect the quality of drinking water.

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