Richland, WA

Washington River Protection Services

Over 25 miles of piping were installed to transfer chemical waste to a nearby treatment plant.

Intermech team members utilizing a crane to complete work at the Washington River Protection Service facility

Value Delivered

Intermech worked with the project team to install a piping system to move chemical waste at the Hanford Site to a nearby location for cleanup. We completed risk mitigation efforts in several areas of the Tank Farms, including C-Farm, AW-Farm, AN-Farm, AX-Farm, AP-Farm, and the evaporator facility.

Client Objectives

56 million gallons of chemical waste needed to be transferred to the Hanford Vitrification Plant (VIT) for processing and cleanup.


Our team fabricated and installed over 25 miles of dual wall and hose-in-hose waste transfer lines, installed and removed over 65 pumps and sluices, and designed and fabricated hundreds of specialized tools to assist with the operation of the equipment and its components.

Client Background

Washington River Protection Services is committed to the safe and efficient management, retrieval, and treatment of radioactive and hazardous tank waste to protect the environment and the Columbia River.