Earth Tech to upgrade Canada's largest secondary wastewater treatment plant

In collaboration with Stantec Consulting, the Tyco Engineered Products & Services unit, is awarded a US$12 million (CDN$15 million) contract to design and provide construction management services for new odor control systems at the largest secondary wastewater treatment plant in Toronto, Canada...

LONG BEACH, CA, March 16, 2005 -- Earth Tech, a business unit of Tyco Engineered Products & Services and a global provider of consulting, engineering and construction services, has been awarded a US$12 million (CDN$15 million) contract to design and provide construction management services for new odor control systems at the largest secondary wastewater treatment plant in Canada.

In collaboration with Stantec Consulting, it will design and oversee the construction of a central air collection and treatment system for the Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant in Toronto, Ontario. In addition, several smaller systems will be constructed for the sewage pumping stations that serve the facility, which is one of the nation's oldest treatment plants. The project is part of a US$106.5 million (CDN$130 million) capital improvement program.

"One of the biggest concerns facing all cities is how to maintain and expand aging treatment facilities to keep pace with increasing demands and more stringent regulations," said Rob Andrews, managing director of Earth Tech's Canadian Operations. "With this new assignment for Ashbridges, we will leverage our global resources to continue to help Toronto meet its wastewater and environmental management needs."

Under a previous contract, Earth Tech designed and built a major biosolids loading and odor control facility at the Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant as part of the Toronto's efforts to end sludge incineration and improve odor control at the facility.

Earth Tech Inc. (www.earthtech.com) is a global provider of a full suite of engineering, construction and operations services to the global water/wastewater, environmental, transportation, and facilities markets. A business unit of Tyco Engineered Products & Services, it employs more than 8,500 talented people, delivering services to customers in 17 countries. Founded in 1970, the company is based in Long Beach, Calif.

Tyco International Ltd. (www.tyco.com) is a global, diversified company that provides vital products and services to customers in five business segments: Fire & Security, Electronics, Healthcare, Engineered Products & Services, and Plastics & Adhesives. With 2004 revenue of $40 billion, Tyco employs about 260,000 people worldwide.

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