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The quarterly report on NPP events (July-September 2017) has been published

The quarterly report on NPP events (July-September 2017) has been published


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 July to 30th September 2017.

Two events were selected from the short-list for this Newsletter, these are:

  1. 26/06/2017: Manual reactor trip due to decreasing steam generator levels caused by main boiler feedwater pump turbine low pressure governor valves failed closed (USA / INDIAN POINT 2);
  2. 18/08/2017: Insufficient seismic resistance of a part of the Donzère-Mondragon canal embankment (FRANCE / TRICASTIN),
  3. together with a short update on a previously reported event: Hydrogen flakes found in the reactor pressure vessels of Doel-3 and Tihange-2.

Please see attachments for more details.

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