Elimination of liquid discharge to the environment from the TA-50 Radioactive Liquid Waste Treatment Facility

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Alternatives were evaluated for management of treated radioactive liquid waste from the radioactive liquid waste treatment facility (RLWTF) at Los Alamos National Laboratory. The alternatives included continued discharge into Mortandad Canyon, diversion to the sanitary wastewater treatment facility and discharge of its effluent to Sandia Canyon or Canada del Buey, and zero liquid discharge. Implementation of a zero liquid discharge system is recommended in addition to two phases of upgrades currently under way. Three additional phases of upgrades to the present radioactive liquid waste system are proposed to accomplish zero liquid discharge. The first phase involves minimization of liquid waste ... continued below

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Moss, D.; Williams, N.; Hall, D.; Hargis, K.; Saladen, M.; Sanders, M. et al. June 1, 1998.

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Alternatives were evaluated for management of treated radioactive liquid waste from the radioactive liquid waste treatment facility (RLWTF) at Los Alamos National Laboratory. The alternatives included continued discharge into Mortandad Canyon, diversion to the sanitary wastewater treatment facility and discharge of its effluent to Sandia Canyon or Canada del Buey, and zero liquid discharge. Implementation of a zero liquid discharge system is recommended in addition to two phases of upgrades currently under way. Three additional phases of upgrades to the present radioactive liquid waste system are proposed to accomplish zero liquid discharge. The first phase involves minimization of liquid waste generation, along with improved characterization and monitoring of the remaining liquid waste. The second phase removes dissolved salts from the reverse osmosis concentrate stream to yield a higher effluent quality. In the final phase, the high-quality effluent is reused for industrial purposes within the Laboratory or evaporated. Completion of these three phases will result in zero discharge of treated radioactive liquid wastewater from the RLWTF.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98007275

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  • Other: DE98007275
  • Report No.: LA--13452-MS
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/661523 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 661523
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc708040

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Moss, D.; Williams, N.; Hall, D.; Hargis, K.; Saladen, M.; Sanders, M. et al. Elimination of liquid discharge to the environment from the TA-50 Radioactive Liquid Waste Treatment Facility, report, June 1, 1998; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc708040/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.