[ RadSafe ] [Bulk] Ft. Calhoun

Brennan, Mike (DOH) Mike.Brennan at DOH.WA.GOV
Mon Jun 27 17:15:48 CDT 2011

I didn't say it was a good idea...

On the other hand, it would be less of an issue for the spent fuel pool.  And it really beats saltwater.  

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From: radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu [mailto:radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu] On Behalf Of Ahmad Al-Ani
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Any impurities in the water would compromise future operation as well as decommissioning.

That's why the US navy provided barges of fresh water to Fukushima reactors early on in the emergency phase.

Ahmad Al-Ani
Radiation Physicist
>From: "Brennan, Mike  (DOH)" <Mike.Brennan at DOH.WA.GOV>
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>And, on the bright side, there is no shortage of fresh water, though the sediment might be a problem.

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