Tetra Tech Awarded $17 Million in New Water Infrastructure Contracts

Oct. 15, 2002

Tetra Tech has been awarded new water infrastructure contracts from local agencies in Florida, Georgia and Ohio valued by the Company at approximately $17 million. Under the contracts, the Company will provide consulting and engineering design services for water transportation and treatment facilities serving local communities.

About the Florida and Georgia Contracts

Tetra Tech was awarded contracts estimated by the Company to be worth $7 million over the next year to help upgrade water treatment plants in the city of North Miami Beach and in DeSoto County, Fla., and in the city of Atlanta, Ga. Tetra Tech is designing improvements to both of the city of Atlanta's surface water treatment plants, one of which is the largest surface water processing facility in the Southeast. For North Miami Beach, Tetra Tech will integrate innovative reverse osmosis, nanofiltration, lime softening and direct filtration technologies into a cost-effective 31-mgd water treatment facility. In DeSoto County, Tetra Tech was awarded a comprehensive countywide water quality improvement program.

About the Ohio Contract

Tetra Tech was awarded a subcontract estimated by the Company to be worth approximately $10 million over the next five years to help renovate the Toledo, Ohio, sewer system. The city's current combined sewer system discharges raw sewage into waterways during heavy downpours. Improvements to the piping system and sewage treatment plant are required to comply with federal law. Tetra Tech will provide consulting and engineering services to Black & Veatch, the prime contractor.

About Tetra Tech

Tetra Tech, Inc., is a leading provider of consulting, engineering and technical services. With more than 7,000 associates located in the United States and internationally, the company supports commercial and government customers in the areas of resource management and infrastructure. Tetra Tech's services include research and development, applied science and technology, engineering design, construction management and operations and maintenance.

Source: Tetra Tech

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