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.

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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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We're proud to support Junior Achievement!We're thrilled to have Washington River Protection Solutions as a Platinum sponsor for Virtual Dare to Dream 2020. This fundraising event is a just a few weeks away and with the help of our generous sponsors, we're planning a celebratory evening you won't want to miss! Register today --> jawa.ejoinme.org/daretodream ... See MoreSee Less

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WRPS is installing an Evapotranspiration basin and drainage system at Hanford’s TX Farm that will handle runoff from a barrier built over the farm’s underground waste storage tanks. The goal is to prevent surface water intrusion into the soil around the tanks.

Recently, workers completed installation of the basin liner, with a membrane material on the top and bottom that serves as a weed barrier and abrasion preventer.
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