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Committee on Radioactive Waste Management visit to Hinkley Point C

November 7
09:28 2018

The Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM) visited Hinkley Point C on 2 October 2018, to observe progress made with the construction of 2 European Pressurised Water Reactors (EPRs). The facility is operated by EDF Energy.

The Committee members were shown a video which provided an update on the progress made on the project. This was followed by a very interesting tour of the facility which highlighted the sheer scale of the operation. The tour included a visit to the Deep Dig, a vast excavation 21 meters below sea level which will contain a 54 meter tall water pumping station for reactor unit 1.

The Committee also visited the nuclear island of reactor one, and the Hinkley Point C jetty which is currently under construction to transport building materials on site.

The Committee would like to thank EDF Energy for the opportunity to observe progress in construction of the

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