Waste Treatment at the Shippingport Reactor

by J.R. Lapointe,
W.J. Hahn,
Jr. Harward,

Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 3, Pg. 129-148

Document Type: Journal Paper


Design of PWR radioactive waste disposal system; average of 23,000 gal/mo is discharged from reactor plant; tables summarize quantities and sources of liquid wastes and estimated fission and corrosion product activities of reactor coolant; use of evaporation and ion exchangers to remove nonvolatile fission products, plus gas stripper to remove microscopic amounts of volatile fission products.

Subject Headings: Waste treatment | Recycling | Radioactive wastes | Waste disposal | Corrosion | Evaporation | Natural gas

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