Document Details


Title:
Water Activity Computations
Addressee:
Witkowski, E.J.; Witkowski, E.J.
Document Location:
DOE INFORMATION CENTER 1 Science.gov Way, Oak Ridge, TN 37831; Eva Butler; Phone: 865-241-4780; Toll-Free: 800-382-6938, Option 6; FAX: 865-574-3521; Email: doeic@oro.doe.gov
Document Categories:
Health, Safety and Environment\Public Health and Safety; Science and Technology\Geology, Hydrology, Seismology, Site Studies
Document Type:
CORRESPONDENCE, LETTERS, MEMOS
Publication Date:
1948 Jan 14
Declassification Date:
1993 Oct 18
Declassification Status:
Declassified
Document Pages:
4
Accession Number:
ORF46287
Document Number(s):
CF-48-1-175
Originating Research Org.:
Clinton Laboratories
OpenNet Entry Date:
1998 Jun 16
Description/Abstract:
This memo discusses the question raised of proper computation of curies discharged daily into the Clinch River to be in compliance with the requirements of "Rules and Procedures Concerning Radioactive Substances and Associated Hazards" which specifies maintaining a level of activity discharge no greater than 5.0 curies per day without prior approval for exceptions from the Health Physics Division Director. It is hoped that experimental work and results of investigations will help develop a method of treating the discharge from the tank farm prior to dilution and prior to addition to the Settling Basin in order to remove a large fraction of the activity completely rather than rely on a process of dilution to indetectability.


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