Earth Tech wins wastewater operation, maintenance and management contract in Newburgh, New York

Earth Tech has been awarded a five-year contract to provide operation, maintenance and management services to the city of Newburgh, New York for its wastewater treatment system and combined sewer overflows.

LONG BEACH, Calif., June 25, 2001 — Earth Tech, a unit of Tyco Flow Control, one of the major business units of Tyco International Ltd., has been awarded a five-year contract to provide operation, maintenance and management services to the city of Newburgh, New York for its wastewater treatment system and combined sewer overflows.

Earth Tech's expertise and cost efficient approach to wastewater management were determining factors in the contract selection process.

Mr. Harry Porr III, Newburgh City Manager stated, "I'm so very happy about Earth Tech taking over the operation of our plant. We need to have a high quality management team in place to assure the professional operation of this important environmental facility. With Earth Tech taking over our operations, we will save money and enhance the quality of our management team at the same time."

Earth Tech will work in partnership with the city of Newburgh to provide comprehensive odor control and facilities operations and in effect help to revitalize the city's waterfront.

"We're very pleased to be able to provide our clients with the best service and support in the industry, coupled with cost efficient and resourceful engineering solutions," said Diane Creel, president of Earth Tech.

ABOUT EARTH TECH

Earth Tech is an international provider of global water management, and engineering and environmental services. It is headquartered in Long Beach, CA, and employs 8,000 people in more than 150 offices throughout the world.

Earth Tech is a part of Tyco Flow Control, which is one of the major business units of Tyco International Ltd. Tyco Flow Control designs, manufactures and services pipes, couplings, fittings, meters, hangers, valves, cable trays, metal framing and fire sprinklers, and provides engineering consulting, total water management services, and environmental consulting and remediation.

About Tyco International Ltd.

Tyco International Ltd. is a diversified manufacturing and service company. Tyco is the world's largest manufacturer and servicer of electrical and electronic components; the world's largest designer, manufacturer, installer and servicer of undersea telecommunications systems; the world's largest manufacturer, installer and provider of fire protection systems and electronic security services, and the world's largest manufacturer of flow control valves.

Tyco also holds strong leadership positions in disposable medical products, diagnostic imaging, bulk pharmaceuticals, wound closure, plastics and adhesives. Tyco operates in more than 100 countries and had fiscal 2000 sales of $28.9 billion.

SOURCE: Tyco International Ltd.

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