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They have been pumping seawater into the reactors

Actually they switched to sweetwater a few days ago.

TEPCO : Press Release | Plant Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (as of 4:00 PM Mar 29th)
-At approximately 2:30 am on March 23rd, seawater injection to the nuclear reactor through the feed water system was initiated.
-At approximately 10:50 am on March 24th, white fog-like steam arising from the roof part of the reactor building was observed.
-At approximately 11:30 am on March 24th, lights in the main control room was restored.
-We had been injecting seawater into the reactor, but from 3:37 pm on March 25th, we started injecting freshwater.
-At 8:20 am on March 29th, we switched injection of fresh water from using fire engine to temporary electrical pump.


So, in what may be my last act of "advising", I'll advise you to cut the jargon. -- My old PhD advisor, to me, 26/2/11
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Mar 29th, 2011 at 11:16:41 AM EST
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