Land Remediation of the Liquid Effluent Treatment Plant (LETP) Remediation

Complete land remediation and characterisation of radiologically contaminated land at the site of a former LETP and restoration of the land to green field condition.

Project Parties

Client: Magnox

Awarding authority: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

General contractor: NUVIA UK

Project Challenges
  • Excavating, Assaying and Processing 555 x 1m2 Waste Bags per week
  • 43,995 x 1m2 bags to be Assayed and processed in total
  • Tracking system for every waste bag
  • Extensive and stringent standards prescribed by the ONR and the EA (UK regulators)
Scope

Land remediation of Liquid Effluent Treatment Plant

Restoring site to green field status

Development of technical solutions to meet Magnox requirements

Use of Nuvia’s High Resolution Assay Motor (HiRAM)

Gamma Spectrometry instruments

Location

Country: United Kingdom

Site: Harwell Nuclear Site

Unit: NUVIA UK