WASTE TANK HEEL CHEMICAL CLEANING SUMMARY

@inproceedings{Barnes2003WASTETH,
  title={WASTE TANK HEEL CHEMICAL CLEANING SUMMARY},
  author={Michael J. Barnes},
  year={2003}
}
At the Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina, there are approximately 40 million gallons of legacy High Level Waste stored in large capacity sub-surface tanks. Twelve of these tanks are single-containment, non-conforming tanks with leaks. These tanks were built in the 1950s. Some of these tanks contain sludge heels and are being considered for near-term removal efforts and vitrification. Currently, only mechanical methods (i.e., pumps) are used to remove the sludge waste with varying… CONTINUE READING