EPA awards $23M to Tetra Tech in major water contract

Tetra Tech has announced that it has been awarded a five-year, $23-million single-award contract with the Environmental Protection Agency.

PASADENA, CA, Aug. 21, 2014 -- Today, Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK), a provider of consulting, engineering, program and construction management, and technical services, announced that it has been awarded a five-year, $23-million single-award contract with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

The contract will allow Tetra Tech to assess and reduce the human health and ecological risk from contaminated fish, sediments and waterborne pathogens in fresh and marine waters.

The presence of contaminants, such as waterborne microbes, and toxins from various sources threaten drinking water supplies, recreational waters and many aquatic plants and animals.

Through a combination of field work, laboratory analysis, modeling, and data interpretation, Tetra Tech will support the Standards and Health Protection Division within EPA's Office of Water to develop strategies that will address both the prevention and impacts of specific pollutants in the nation's waters.

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About Tetra Tech

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, program management, construction management, and technical services. The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions to complex problems focused on water, environment, energy, infrastructure, and natural resources. With 14,000 employees worldwide, Tetra Tech’s capabilities span the entire project life cycle. For more information, visit www.tetratech.com.

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