Tetra Tech, Inc. announced today it has been awarded a five-year, $20 million multiple-award contract by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Homeland Security Research Center (NHSRC).
Through this contract Tetra Tech will support testing, evaluation, and reporting to address chemical, biological, radiological and other contaminating agents.
Tetra Tech will provide technical support services to develop tools and technologies used to quickly detect and mitigate contaminants that may enter drinking water supplies, wastewater systems, and urban areas. These tools may include methodologies to monitor water quality, technologies to treat wastewater generated during decontamination, and techniques to sample and analyze for the presence of various contaminants.
“Tetra Tech has supported EPA’s mission since the 1970s to protect human health and the environment, and we are pleased to broaden our services to the NHSRC with the award of this contract,” said Dan Batrack, Tetra Tech Chairman and CEO.