Waste Technology Section

International Low Level Waste Disposal Network (DISPONET)


Scope of Activities

The programme of DISPONET activities was formulated in consultation with advanced repository operators. Topics considered cover the full scope of disposal issues and respect different national approaches, in particular:

  • Low and intermediate level waste and very low level waste, including disused sealed radioactive sources;

  • Facilities for surface and subsurface disposal, including borehole disposal;

  • The whole lifecycle of a disposal facility, such as: planning, siting, design, construction, assessment of safety, operation, closure, monitoring and institutional control;

  • Different stages of repository development.


IAEA seminar participants at Puspokszilágy, Hungary

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