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Overview

Radioactive Waste Project

Wolseong Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive waste Disposal Center(WLDC) has been under construction with a total capacity of 800,000 drums. The 1st phase of the construction, which is underground silo disposal with 100,000 drum capacity, was completed in 2014. The 2nd phase for surface disposal with 125,000 drum capacity will be completed by 2019.

Location : Bongil-ri, Yangbuk-myeon, Gyeongju, Gyeongbuk
Area : 2,140,000㎡

1st Phase
Project Name : 1st Phase of LILW Disposal Facility Construction
Capacity : 100,000 drums
Type : Underground Silo
Period : Feb. 2006 ~ Jun. 2014
Apporval to use : Dec. 2014
2nd Phase
Project Name : 2nd Phase of LILW Disposal Facility Construction
Capacity : 125,000 drums
Type : Surface Disposal
Period : Jan. 2012 ~ Dec.2019
Aerial View of Wolseong Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste Disposal & Construction Center
Aerial View