Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) is

reducing the risk to the environment posed by Hanford’s 56 million gallons of highly radioactive and chemical waste stored in 177 underground tanks.

What do we do?

  • Tank Operations
  • Visit the Hanford Vapors Website
  • Technology Development
  • Workers Safety
  • Environmental Management System
  • Community Involvement

Why we do it?

Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) is committed to the safe and efficient management, retrieval and treatment of Hanford’s radioactive and hazardous tank waste, to protect the nearby Columbia River.

Vapors FAQs

Learn more about WRPS by reading our Frequently Asked Questions page.

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WRPS scored big with this year’s Junior Achievement bowling fundraiser at Atomic Bowl in Richland. Money raised will be used to support programs that are available to 11,000 students.
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AECOM executives John Vollmer and Mark Whitney toured Hanford’s tank farms and the Waste Treatment Plant today while visiting the Hanford site. Briefings included stops at 274AW Control Room, A/AX farms and meetings with WRPS employees.

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Have any questions?
wrpsadmin@rl.gov

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