Hanford Waste Vitrification Project Overview and Status

by L. D. Swenson, Westinghouse Hanford Co, Richland, United States,
J. L. Smets, Westinghouse Hanford Co, Richland, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: High Level Radioactive Waste Management 1993


The Hanford Waste Vitrification Project (HWVP) is being constructed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Hanford Site in Richland, Washington. The paper gives an overview of the HWVP which consists of several structures, the major ones being the Vitrification Building, the Canister Storage Building, fan house, sand filter, waste hold tank, pump house, and administration and construction facilities. A description of these buildings and their appendages is given.

Subject Headings: Waste storage | Construction wastes | Heat treatment | Waste disposal | Storage tanks | Storage facilities | Sand filters | Washington | United States

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