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The quarterly report on NPP events (April - June 2019) has been published

The quarterly report on NPP events (April - June 2019) has been published


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This newsletter provides feedback on Operating Experience (OE) from significant safety related events at nuclear power plants (NPPs) worldwide, every three months.

This Quarterly Report compiles the NPP events that were reported publicly during the period from 1st April to 30th June 2019.

Four events were selected from the short-list for this Newsletter:

1. 17/01/2019: Dissimilar metal welds in two reactor coolant pumps degraded safety barriers (US / WATERFORD 3)

2. 02/03/2019: Manual reactor trip due to feedwater isolation valve closure (US / COMANCHE PEAK 2).

3. 06/04/2019: Leakage from the pressure barrier (Spain / VANDELLÓS 2).

4. 06/05/2019: Emergency diesel generators - earthquake resistance risk (France / MULTISITE).

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