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
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  • 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.

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Since becoming the Department of Energy’s Tank Operations Contractor at Hanford in 2008, Washington River Protection Solutions has worked closely with local economic development groups to help create jobs and grow the region’s economy. WRPS President and CEO John Eschenberg recently honored three organizations with Partnership Awards, recognizing our work together over more than a decade.

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