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Koeberg Hardened Water Supply Reservoir
Background Info
The Applicant, Eskom Holdings SOC Limited, proposes to develop a hardened water reservoir split between two tanks with associated piping, here after referred to as the Hardened Water Supply, at the Koeberg Nuclear Power Station (KNPS) located on the Farm Duynefontyn No.1552, Melkbosstrand.
The purpose of the proposed hardened water supply is to ensure that there is adequate water inventory at the KNPS to provide core cooling and spent fuel pool make-up, to cope with an extended beyond design basis Loss of Ultimate Heatsink and/or Station Black-out, which could be precipitated by an extreme seismic and/or flooding event(s).