Task Group on Sump Clogging

A Task Group on Sump Clogging has been set up to update of the State-of-the-Art Report (SOAR) on the “Knowledge Base for Emergency Core Cooling System Recirculation Reliability” [NEA/CSNI/R(95)11], issued in 1996, and with focus on chemical effects and downstream effects. In particular, the scope of the work includes the following actions:


Members from Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden and the United States are to take part in this task. The Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) will take the lead of this activity.

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Committee on the Safety of Nuclear Installations (CSNI)

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Last reviewed: 7 January 2014