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Title: WATER DRAINAGE MODEL

Abstract

The drainage of water from the emplacement drift is essential for the performance of the EBS. The unsaturated flow properties of the surrounding rock matrix and fractures determine how well the water will be naturally drained. To enhance natural drainage, it may be necessary to introduce engineered drainage features (e.g. drilled holes in the drifts), that will ensure communication of the flow into the fracture system. The purpose of the Water Drainage Model is to quantify and evaluate the capability of the drift to remove water naturally, using the selected conceptual repository design as a basis (CRWMS M&O, 1999d). The analysis will provide input to the Water Distribution and Removal Model of the EBS. The model is intended to be used to provide postclosure analysis of temperatures and drainage from the EBS. It has been determined that drainage from the EBS is a factor important to the postclosure safety case.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Office of Scientific and Technical Information, Oak Ridge, TN
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
861919
Report Number(s):
ANL-EBS-MD-000029 REV 00 ICN 01
MOL.20000705.0095 DC#25700; TRN: US0600626
DOE Contract Number:  
NA
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES, AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; RADIOACTIVE WASTE FACILITIES; DESIGN; DRAINAGE; GEOLOGIC FRACTURES; PERFORMANCE; GROUND WATER; FLOW MODELS

Citation Formats

J.B. Case. WATER DRAINAGE MODEL. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.2172/861919.
J.B. Case. WATER DRAINAGE MODEL. United States. doi:10.2172/861919.
J.B. Case. Tue . "WATER DRAINAGE MODEL". United States. doi:10.2172/861919. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/861919.
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title = {WATER DRAINAGE MODEL},
author = {J.B. Case},
abstractNote = {The drainage of water from the emplacement drift is essential for the performance of the EBS. The unsaturated flow properties of the surrounding rock matrix and fractures determine how well the water will be naturally drained. To enhance natural drainage, it may be necessary to introduce engineered drainage features (e.g. drilled holes in the drifts), that will ensure communication of the flow into the fracture system. The purpose of the Water Drainage Model is to quantify and evaluate the capability of the drift to remove water naturally, using the selected conceptual repository design as a basis (CRWMS M&O, 1999d). The analysis will provide input to the Water Distribution and Removal Model of the EBS. The model is intended to be used to provide postclosure analysis of temperatures and drainage from the EBS. It has been determined that drainage from the EBS is a factor important to the postclosure safety case.},
doi = {10.2172/861919},
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number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {5}
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