East Pasadena consulting and engineering provider Tetra Tech Inc. has been awarded a $49- million, multiple-award, architecture and engineering services contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Louisville District.
Under the five-year contract, Tetra Tech will provide environmental services for the protection and restoration of the natural environment, including designs, studies, surveys, and application of sustainable and innovative technologies.
Tetra Tech’s scientists and engineers will leverage high-end technology and advanced analytics to address priority issues such as emerging contaminants, including per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, often referred to as PFAS.
In a number of epidemiological studies, PFAS have been linked to the occurrence of adverse human health effects.
“USACE has been a valued client for more than 40 years,” Dan Batrack, Tetra Tech Chairman and CEO, said. “We look forward to continuing to use our ‘Leading with Science’ approach to support USACE’s environmental management initiatives.”
Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, the USACE Louisville District is part of the Corps’ Great Lakes and Ohio River Division.
Tetra Tech, whose corporate headquarters are at 3475 E. Foothill Blvd. in Pasadena, has about 20,000 associates working on consulting projects worldwide. The company provides solutions to complex problems in the water, the environment, sustainable infrastructure, renewable energy, and international development.