• Contribution helps people in developing countries to improve their quality of life
LONG BEACH, CA, July 16, 2007 -- Earth Tech Inc., a business unit of Tyco International Ltd., and a global provider of consulting, engineering and construction services, has donated $35,000 to Water For People, an organization which helps people in developing countries by supporting the development of drinking water resources, sanitation facilities and health and hygiene education programs.
Earth Tech announced the donation at the annual conference of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) held in Toronto last week.
"Given Earth Tech's role as a premier provider of engineering, construction and operations services to the global water/wastewater market, we are honored to support Water For People, which is AWWA's charity of choice," said Bill Webb, Executive Vice President, of Earth Tech's Global Consulting & Engineering Division. "Throughout the world, Water For People is a catalyst for change in communities where there is a need for safe drinking water resources and adequate sanitation."
Earth Tech designs, builds and operates water and wastewater treatment facilities and provides consulting and engineering services to local and regional governments in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, China, Brazil, Ireland and the U.K.
Earth Tech Inc. is a global provider of a full suite of engineering, construction and operations services to the international water/wastewater, environmental, transportation, and facilities markets. A business unit of Tyco International Ltd., Earth Tech employs some 7,000 talented people, delivering services to customers in 15 countries. Founded in 1970, Earth Tech is headquartered in Long Beach, Calif.
Tyco International is a diversified, global company that provides vital products and services to customers in more than 60 countries. Tyco is a leading provider of security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products. Tyco completed the spin-off of its healthcare and electronics businesses on June 29, 2007, and today has annual revenues of more than $18 billion and 115,000 employees.