Power Reactor

Event Number: 44263

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

Notification Date: 06/04/2008
Notification Time: 07:58 [ET]
Event Date: 06/04/2008
Event Time: 02:57 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 06/05/2008

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

Person (Organization) :
PAMELA HENDERSON (R1)

 

Unit

SCRAM Code

RX CRIT

Initial PWR

Initial RX Mode

Current PWR

Current RX Mode

1

N

Y

95

Power Operation

95

Power Operation

Event Text

HIGH PRESSURE COOLANT INJECTION SYSTEM DECLARED INOPERABLE

"On 6/04/08 at 0257, the High Pressure Coolant Injection (HPCI) system was declared inoperable. The HPCI pump was placed in service to evaluate HPCI pump start performance. The HPCI pump tripped on low suction pressure when started. An Event Response Team is assembled to investigate the cause of the low suction trip of HPCI.

"Loss of the HPCI system is reportable under 10 CFR 50.72(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 or Safety Related equipment was inoperable during this time period."

The licensee is in a 14 day LCO due to TS 3.5.1.

The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.