Design of interim storage facility for highly radioactive waste (HRW)

22.08.2018

Company signed contract for design works of interim storage facility for highly radioactive waste (HRW), which is returned from the Russian Federation after reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel of Ukrainian NPPs.

Project provides development of design (Basic design stage) of storage with overall production capacity 1024 packaging canisters – that provides receipt and storage of 550 m3 vitrified HRW assuring 100 year storage period.

Control of process steps and equipment of main and auxiliary systems will be conducted by means of remote control from panels located remotely from process equipment and areas of high radiation hazard.

Design solutions will enable safe operation of the facility without deterioration of environmental situation and impact on the environment.

Customer – State specialized enterprise “Central enterprise for radioactive waste management” (SSE “SERWM”).