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Tetra Tech - One of Three Firms Awarded USAID Contract with a Combined Ceiling of $750 Million for Water and Energy Projects in Afghanistan

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Tetra Tech - One of Three Firms Awarded USAID Contract with a Combined Ceiling of $750 Million for Water and Energy Projects in Afghanistan21:36 EST Wednesday, December 07, 2011 PASADENA, Calif. (Business Wire) -- Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it was one of three awardees with a combined contract ceiling of $750 million to provide sustainable infrastructure development services for U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) water and energy projects in Afghanistan. Three firms will share in the multiple-award, indefinite quantity contract (IQC) to help renovate and modernize Afghanistan's water and energy sectors. Task orders will include construction services, design/build activities to include architectural/engineering (A/E) services, technical assistance, and other support services. “Tetra Tech is proud to support USAID's efforts to improve water and energy availability and accessibility in Afghanistan,” said Dan Batrack, Tetra Tech's Chairman and CEO. “This new program builds on our previous efforts related to water supply, sanitation, and energy in Afghanistan, where we are addressing critical needs as part of USAID's integrated international development effort.” The new IQC is expected to address water issues including household, community, and urban water supply; treatment and sanitation; wastewater management; water reuse and water resources management; watershed planning; design and construction of small irrigation dams; and design and construction of large multi-purpose reservoirs. Energy work under the IQC will include support for thermal, hydropower, solar, and wind energy generation projects; transmission and distribution; power imports; energy conservation and energy efficiency activities; and other technical support for commercial energy operations across Afghanistan. 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 more than 13,000 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. Tetra Tech, Inc.Jim Wu, Investor RelationsTalia Starkey, Media & Public Relations(626) 470-2844