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PORTSMOUTH GASEOUS DIFFUSION PLANT

Key Facts


Federal Site Acreage 3,714 acres
Gaseous Diffusion Plant Acreage 640 acres
Total Number of Buildings 109 Buildings
Process Buildings 3
Process Buildings Dimensions 1 mile long, 550 feet wide, 80 feet high (approximate)
Process Building Acreage Under Roof 93 acres
Number of Gaseous Diffusion Enrichment Stages 1,700 (approximate) [down from 2,100 stages]
Peak Design Power Capacity 2,100 megawatts
Largest Process Motor 3,300 horsepower
Water Utilization 20 million gallons/day [up from 6 million]
Number of Control Instruments 90,000 (approximate)
Miles of Copper Tubing 1,000
Miles of Process Tubing 600
Miles of Roadways 30
Miles of Railroads 20
Miles of Boundary Fence 11
Miles of Security Fence 4
Perimeter Road Circumference 7 miles



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