Composite Liner, Leak Detection System, and Floating Cover for Nuclear Reactor Emergency Retention Basins

by R. H. Sentelle, Westinghouse Savannah River, United States,
G. N. Richardson, Westinghouse Savannah River, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Environmental Engineering

Abstract: Existing reactor effluent basins are being retrofitted with composite liners, leak detection system and floating covers. Such basins have a 15-year life and remain empty until an accident occurs. The retrofit must not interfere with ongoing operations and must provide for integrity testing.

Subject Headings: Basins | Effluents | Rehabilitation | Composite materials | Linings | Pipe leakage | Retention basins | Waste treatment

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