Conference Proceedings Paper
AN INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW OF DRAFT CSA STANDARD N288.7 GROUNDWATER PROTECTION AT CLASS I NUCLEAR FACILITIES AND URANIUM MINES AND MILLS
35th Annual CNS Conference - 2015 May 31 - June 3
J. DeWilde (Golder Associates Ltd)
M. Klukas (Atomic Energy of Canada Limited)
M. Audet (Atomic Energy of Canada Limited)
The DRAFT CSA Standard N288.7 entitled Groundwater Protection at Class I Nuclear Facilities and Uranium Mines and Mills is currently under development and is anticipated to publish in June of 2015. This draft standard identifies a process for the protection and monitoring of groundwater at nuclear facilities but may also be used at any facility (i.e. nuclear facilities that are not Class I or non-nuclear facilities). The paper discusses the background to the draft standard, the formalized methodology described in the draft standard and provides some input on implementation. The paper is intended for people that have responsibilities related to groundwater protection at facilities that may need to comply with the draft standard or any site/facility that has some form of groundwater monitoring program.
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