Power Reactor

Event Number: 43537

Facility: HOPE CREEK
Region: 1 State: NJ
Unit: [1] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [1] GE-4
NRC Notified By: MICHAEL REED
HQ OPS Officer: JOHN KNOKE

Notification Date: 07/31/2007
Notification Time: 05:16 [ET]
Event Date: 07/31/2007
Event Time: 00:51 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 07/31/2007

Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)( v)(D) - ACCIDENT MITIGATION

Person (Organization) :
JOHN WHITE (R1)

 

Unit

SCRAM Code

RX CRIT

Initial PWR

Initial RX Mode

Current PWR

Current RX Mode

1

N

Y

100

Power Operation

100

Power Operation

Event Text

HIGH PRESSURE COOLANT INJECTION SYSTEM DECLARED INOPERABLE

"On 7/31/07 at 0051, the High Pressure Coolant Injection (HPCI) system was declared inoperable. The HPCI valve quarterly IST was in progress and the BJ-HV-8278 HPCI to Feedwater injection valve failed to respond to an open signal during stroke timing.

"Loss of the HPCI system is reportable under 10CFR50.72 (b)(3)(v) as loss of a single train safety system required to mitigate the consequences of an accident. No additional Emergency Core Cooling Systems are inoperable. The D Safety Auxiliary Cooling System (SACS) pump is inoperable for motor replacement."

The licensee is in a 14 day Hot Shutdown LCO.

The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.