• English
  • العربية
  • 中文
  • Français
  • Русский
  • Español

You are here

Improvements of Radioactive Waste Management at WWER Nuclear Power Plants

IAEA TECDOC No. 1492
English IAEA-TECDOC-1492 92-0-103006-1
104 15.00 2006

Download PDF (718 KB)

Description

The focus of this report is on the low and intermediate level radioactive wastes generated and managed during the normal operating life of WWER nuclear power plants. It identifies mechanisms for reducing the generation and disposal volumes of radioactive waste at WWER reactors, and compares the waste management approaches of Western PWR and WWER reactors to identify reasons why PWRs currently have lower waste generation, storage and disposal volumes. Examining historical trends in plant design and waste management approaches, it seeks to identify those changes which contribute most significantly to today’s differences between PWRs and WWERs in generation and disposal volumes. The report determines the role of waste storage in promoting implementation of improved or advanced waste minimization technologies and approaches, and proposes recommendations for improving WWER waste minimization.

More Information on reusing IAEA copyright material.

How to order

Ordering Locally

Please use the following links for an up-to-date list of IAEA distributors:

Distributors of IAEA Publications


Orders and requests for information may also be addressed to:

Marketing and Sales Unit
International Atomic Energy Agency
Vienna International Centre
PO Box 100, A-1400 Vienna,
Austria

Tel.: +43 1 2600 22529, +43 1 2600 22530
Fax: +43 1 2600 29302
Email: sales.publications@iaea.org


Download order form


How to Access IAEA e-books

Resources

  1. Employment
  2. Women
  3. Press

Stay in touch

Newsletter