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?

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.

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Advance planning, special equipment and precise work allows WRPS to begin the core drilling necessary to upgrade the transfer lines between the AW tank farm and the 242 Evaporator, creating more storage space in the double-shell tanks.
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Congratulations to John Eschenberg, WRPS President and CEO, named as one of the 2021 “CEOs who Get it” by the National Safety Council.

Read about John’s commitment to safety here: bit.ly/3sKpK5Y
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Check out the WRPS and Hanford Site progress! bit.ly/2XXiYf7
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wrpsadmin@rl.gov

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