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

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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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