Press release from Business Wire
Tetra Tech Awarded $115 Million USAID Colombia Enhanced Livelihood Program
Wednesday, May 04, 2011
PASADENA, Calif. (Business Wire) -- Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded a five-year, $115 million contract to provide technical assistance to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Colombia. Under the single-award Consolidated and Enhanced Livelihood Initiative-Central Region (CELI-Central) program, Tetra Tech will help USAID strengthen the Colombian government, increase access to justice, and improve delivery of basic infrastructure and services.
“This new program continues Tetra Tech's 12-year role in USAID's Colombia development activities,” said Dan Batrack, Tetra Tech's Chairman and CEO. “Tetra Tech thanks USAID for this opportunity to assist the people of Colombia with building infrastructure and a vibrant civil society.”
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.
Any statements made in this release that are not based on historical fact are forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statements made in this release represent management's best judgment as to what may occur in the future. However, Tetra Tech's actual outcome and results are not guaranteed and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions ("Future Factors"), and may differ materially from what is expressed. For a description of Future Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements, see the discussion under the section "Risk Factors" included in the Company's Form 10-K and 10-Q filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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