DELTA, Pa. — Operators removed Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station Unit 3 from service around 5 p.m. Saturday to address a steam leak in the drywell.
Technicians will make repairs and conduct inspections before returning the unit to service. Peach Bottom's Unit 2 is not impacted and continues to operate.
Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station is a dual-unit nuclear power plant located on the west bank of the Conowingo Pond (Susquehanna River) in York County, Pa. The station's two boiling water reactors are capable of powering more than 2.25 million homes and businesses. Both reactors began commercial operation in 1974.