January 8, 2014
AIKEN, S.C. - Savannah River Remediation (SRR) Operator Mark Guilfoyle Jr., performs routine inspections inside the 3H evaporator, which is the superstar of the Savannah River Site (SRS) Evaporator System. One of the principal functions for SRR, the liquid waste contractor at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SRS, is to make space available in waste tanks in order for SRS liquid waste operations to continue. The Site's evaporator system is a key element in the process. During the 2013 Fiscal Year, the 3H Evaporator reclaimed nearly 1 million gallons of space in the SRS tank farms.
SRS, located near Aiken, S.C., is owned by DOE. The SRS Liquid Waste contract is managed by SRR, a team of companies led by URS Corporation, with partners Bechtel National, CH2M Hill and Babcock & Wilcox. Critical subcontractors for the contract are AREVA, Energy Solutions and URS Professional Solutions.