Kanupp (Pakistan)

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PHWR 125 MW (Candu) by CGE; grid connection in 1971

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KanuppCANDU 125 (PHWR)19661971

The leak through valves in the low temperature and -pressure heavy water system occured when a gasket suddenly fall. All the water remained within the containment and was recovered . 7 workers who entered contianment to stop the leak received an average of about 1,5 rem.30 - 50 tons of heavy water were lost. IAEA review of the site reported, the release of radioactivity was within the limits (no nuclear accident).