US grants Tetra Tech $600m foreign aid contract

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded a five-year, $600m contract to Tetra Tech to provide infrastructure in developing nations.

The Pasadena-based engineer will provide architecture and engineering services including design, construction supervision to create and expand infrastructure in developing countries.

Tetra Tech will support USAID in providing access to clean water, sanitation, health care, schools, energy and transportation infrastructure, while helping to build local capacity, strengthen local institutions, empower women, and promote long-term sustainability.

Dan Batrack, Tetra Tech’s chief executive, said: "Tetra Tech is proud of our 40 years of service to USAID, and we are honored to have been selected for this important USAID contract.

"Projects under this contract combine our international development experience and our expertise in engineering and infrastructure development to provide innovative solutions that improve the quality of life in the developing world."

USAID provides economic and humanitarian assistance in more than 80 countries worldwide.

Image: A Tetra Tech employee in Afghanistan (Facebook)

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