Earth Tech awarded $37+ million in water resource contracts in Ireland

Under the first contract, valued at $20 million and awarded by Fingal County Council, Earth Tech will design and build a new wastewater treatment plant and remote pumping stations just north of Dublin. In Northern Ireland, Earth Tech also is the lead partner in a joint venture that has won a $17.2 million, two-year contract to build a new water treatment plant in Crossmaglen...

LONG BEACH, CA, Jan. 12, 2005 -- Earth Tech Inc., a business unit of Tyco International Ltd., and a global provider of consulting, engineering and construction services, has been selected for two water resources contracts in Ireland that have a combined valued of more than US$37 million.

Under the first contract, valued at $20 million and awarded by Fingal County Council, Earth Tech will design and build a new wastewater treatment plant and remote pumping stations just north of Dublin. After a two-year construction phase, Earth Tech will operate and maintain the facility for 20 years. The plant will serve more than 30,000 people in the towns of Balbriggan and Skerries.

In Northern Ireland, Earth Tech is the lead partner in a joint venture that has won a $17.2 million, two-year contract to build a new water treatment plant in Crossmaglen. Earth Tech and Farrans Construction Ltd. will design, build and operate a facility for the Department of Regional Development Water Service. The plant will serve the nearby towns and villages of Crossmaglen, Mullaghbane, Newtownhamilton and Belleeks.

"These two contracts in Ireland further strengthen our position in the country," said Alan Krusi, Earth Tech president. "Our ability to deliver high-quality turnkey water and wastewater treatment facilities positions us well to continue expanding this important segment of our business."

Earth Tech's water and wastewater treatment facilities serve more than 10 million people in the United States, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, Hungary, China, Australia, Thailand, Venezuela and Brazil.

About Earth Tech
Earth Tech Inc. (www.earthtech.com) is a world-class 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 International Ltd. and part of the company's Engineered Products & Services segment, Earth Tech employs more than 8,500 talented people, delivering services to customers in 17 countries. Founded in 1970, Earth Tech's headquarters are in Long Beach, Calif.

About Tyco International
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 approximately 260,000 people worldwide.

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