Guidance

Interim storage of Higher Activity Waste packages

Summary and main document on the interim storage of Higher Activity Waste packages – integrated approach – industry guidance.

Documents

Industry Guidance – interim storage of Higher Activity Waste packages: Extended Summary

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Industry Guidance – interim storage of Higher Activity Waste packages: Integrated Approach

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Detail

The Guidance seeks to cover all the significant technical issues arising from interim storage of packaged Higher Activity Waste (HAW), be practicable in implementation, and relevant to all UK storage system designs.

This document provides the detailed Guidance with references to additional guidance and underpinning work including research and development.

The guidance comprises of four primary sections which cover the key elements of a robust approach to interim storage. These sections are:

  • package performance and design
  • store performance and design
  • operation of the storage system
  • provision of assurance of the system over an intergenerational timescale