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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Saving the taxpayers money - Over the past 14 years, changing record storage from paper to electronic, WRPS has saved the taxpayers more than $3 million dollars in storage fees, along with reams of paper and ink cartridges. That’s a big win for the project, DOE, taxpayers and the environment.
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John Eschenberg, WRPS president and CEO, center, makes one of his frequent visits to the tank farms for an up-close look at Tank-Side Cesium Removal system installation progress.

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WRPSpeed volunteers took part in Second Harvest’s Turkey Drive at Toyota Center in Kennewick, where 1,000 holiday meal boxes were given to Mid-Columbia families in need.
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wrpsadmin@rl.gov

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