Clean water EPA contract awarded to Tetra Tech
PASADENA, CA, Jan. 11, 2011 -- Tetra Tech has been awarded a five-year $62 million contract to support the U.S. EPA Office of Wastewater Management in protecting and restoring the nation's waters and watersheds...
PASADENA, CA, Jan. 11, 2011 -- Tetra Tech Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded a five-year $62 million contract to support the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Wastewater Management in protecting and restoring the nation's waters and watersheds. This single-award contract is 45% larger than the predecessor contract that Tetra Tech held. Tetra Tech has provided technical and programmatic support to EPA's water protection programs under various contracts since the 1970s.
Under the new contract, Tetra Tech will support EPA's expanding programmatic responsibilities under the Clean Water Act. Tetra Tech will provide technical expertise to EPA as it utilizes the watershed approach to address challenging water pollution problems, promote the use of innovative technologies, and address the nation's growing wastewater infrastructure needs.
About the EPA Office of Wastewater Management (http://water.epa.gov/)
EPA's Office of Wastewater Management oversees a range of programs contributing to the well-being of the nation's waters and watersheds. Through its programs and initiatives, the Office of Wastewater Management supports the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, commonly known as the Clean Water Act, by promoting effective and responsible water use, treatment, disposal, and management and by encouraging the protection and restoration of watersheds.
About Tetra Tech (www.tetratech.com)
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, program management, construction, and technical services addressing the resource management and infrastructure markets. The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, the environment, and energy. With approximately 12,000 employees worldwide, Tetra Tech's capabilities span the entire project life cycle.