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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WRPSpeed helps those in need in our community this holiday season. The team is organizing an effort to assist Project Warm-Up to help assemble holiday bags and personal hygiene kits. ... See MoreSee Less

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WRPS sponsored one of 10 Christmas trees at the first United Way Festival of Trees. The auctioning of the trees, and other fundraising during the evening, raised more than $60,000 for programs that support the hungry and homeless. The WRPS-sponsored tree featured a golf theme and was one of the event’s top-grossing trees, selling for $2,750. ... See MoreSee Less

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