|[January 30, 2013]
Tetra Tech Awarded $24 Million USAID East Africa Water Resources and Climate Change Adaptation Program
PASADENA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded
a $24 million contract to provide technical support for a U.S. Agency
for International Development (USAID) trans-boundary water resources
management and regional climate change adaptation program in East
Africa. The five-year, single-award program is called Planning for
Resilience in East Africa through Policy, Adaptation, Research and
Economic Development (PREPARED).
"This contract will increase the access to and sustainability of water
supply in East Africa, helping to create the conditions for long-term,
sustainable development," said Tetra Tech's Chairman and CEO Dan
Batrack. "Tetra Tech is pleased to continue its support for USAID's
water resources, climate change adaptation, and drinking water and
sanitation programs that improve the quality of life for communities
that have suffered from natural disasters, resource degradation, an a
lack of reliable water and sanitation services."
Under the PREPARED program, USAID seeks to strengthen the resiliency and
sustainability of East African economies, trans-boundary freshwater
ecosystems, and communities. It includes activities in the Lake Victoria
region, including Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, and Tanzania.
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 14,000 staff
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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