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242-A Evaporator

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The 242-A Evaporator Facility is centrally located in the Hanford Site’s 200 East Area. Since its construction in 1977, the evaporator has removed more than 81 million gallons of liquid from Hanford’s tank waste. The 242-A Evaporator boils liquid tank waste to evaporate water to reduce the volume of waste stored in Hanford’s underground tanks, which is critical for single-shell tank waste retrievals to double-shell tanks.

For more information, please see the 242-A Evaporator Fact Sheet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated 12/01/2022 6:18 AM