Waterford Steam Electric Station Unit 3 is located in Killona, Louisiana approximately 25 miles west of New Orleans, Louisiana. The Combustion Engineering PWR is operated by Entergy Nuclear South. The plant is owned by Entergy Louisiana, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Entergy Corp. The plant is licensed to operate until December 18, 2024. Also located on the same site are Units 1 and 2 (natural gas plants) and Unit 4 (a small, power-peaking, oil-fired plant).
The ISFSI for Waterford began accepting SNF in November 2011 pursuant to a general license. The ISFSI is designed to hold 72 casks. As of March 2012, there were between 72 and 96 SNF assemblies stored in 3 dry casks. The casks are manufactured by Holtec — the Hi-Storm 100 cask system and eitber the MPC-24 or the MPC-32 canister type. As of the end of 2010, there were 1,210 metric tons of SNF stored at the two nuclear power plant sites located in the State of Louisiana — River Bend and Waterford.
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