OthersSurface Nuclear Waste Disposal for the LILW
Category Basic design
Client Korea Radioactive Waste Agency
Contractor KEPCO E & C
Period May 31, 2012 ~ December 31, 2012
Project Information
    • Location
      Bonggil-ri, Yangbuk-myeon, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea (nearby Wolsong Nuclear Power Plant)


    • Description  
      • 42 Disposal storages (250,000 drums of radioactive waste)
      • Area = 72,000㎡
      • Excavated soil = 304 mil.㎥

        • Technical Issues
          • The first project for near surface radioactive waste disposal in Korea
          • Establishment of a layout plan considering 300 year maintenance period and the future expansion

          • Suitability verification of a site layout plan using BIM and numerical analysis
          • Design of the waterproof / drainage for operation and construction of 42 storage units, such as the SWCS (Separate Water Collecting System)