Press release from Business Wire
Tetra Tech Awarded $108 Million Contract to Support EPA's Watershed Protection Program
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
PASADENA, Calif. (Business Wire) -- Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded a $108 million contract to provide technical support for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Water. Tetra Tech will assist the EPA Office of Water's Assessment and Watershed Protection Division in its efforts to assess and monitor water quality conditions, implement point and nonpoint source pollution controls, and develop tools for ecosystem restoration, among other efforts. This watershed protection program is considered one of the principal technical support focuses of the EPA Office of Water. The multiple-award contract has a five-year period of performance.
The new contract expands Tetra Tech's watershed protection work with the EPA Office of Water, an agency office that Tetra Tech has supported for more than 30 years. The EPA Office of Water works with the 10 EPA regional offices, other federal agencies, state and local governments, regulated commercial interests, and the public, among other stakeholders.
About the EPA Office of Water (www.epa.gov/aboutepa/ow)
The Office of Water ensures drinking water is safe, and restores and maintains oceans, watersheds, and their aquatic ecosystems to protect human health, support economic and recreational activities, and provide healthy habitat for fish, plants, and wildlife. The Office of Water is responsible for implementing the Clean Water Act and Safe Drinking Water Act, among other federal water and water-related statutes.
About Tetra Tech (www.tetratech.com)
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.
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