Fukushima: Very high levels of radioactive iodine have been detected in the tap water

CNN Reports: [5:18 a.m. Monday ET, 6:18 p.m. Monday Tokyo] Very high levels of radioactive iodine have been detected in the tap water at Iitake village, part of the same Fukushima prefecture where the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is located, Japan’s Health Ministry said.

Village authorities urged residents not to drink the tap water, if possible, according to a statement from the ministry. Measurements showed 965 becquerels per kilogram of radioactive iodine in the water, which is well above the 300 becquerels per kilogram maximum standard.

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