November 2014

November 19, 2014

WRPS volunteers mentor young minds

WRPS employees recently volunteered at the 2014 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Explorers Conference at Columbia Basin College. More than 300 students participated in the event where they learned about various STEM fields through fun, hands-on workshops led by area professionals. WRPS presenters and their […]
November 19, 2014

WRPS attends job fair for disabled workers

WRPS Talent Development Coordinator Britt Easter and Human Resources Staffing Lead Chastity Bitters greet attendees at a job fair designed to assist disabled workers. WRPS joined more than 30 other area employers who set up booths to take resumes and coordinate interviews. The event, which […]
November 19, 2014

Engineers recognized with national award

Engineers Steve Kelly and Pat Lee have been recognized by the American Statistical Association (ASA) with the 2014 Statistics in Chemistry Award. The award recognizes outstanding collaborative endeavors between statisticians and chemists for their innovative use of statistics to solve a problem in chemistry and […]
November 19, 2014

Book drive closes chapter on successful United Way campaign

Clayton Finley and Cynthia Hightower help sort books for WRPS’ United Way book drive. About 10 employees helped collect, carry and count the books, then sort them into age-appropriate categories. In all, WRPS employees donated 971 books, which will be given to the Benton Franklin […]
November 11, 2014

WRPS exceeds $1 billion milestone in subcontracting awards

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) recently surpassed the $1 billion mark in total subcontract awards issued since taking over the contract in October 2008, with more than 60 percent going to small businesses. WRPS is the Tank Operations Contractor to the U.S. […]