Infrastructure Development Contract between USAID and Tetra Tech
Published By : 05 Nov 2014 | Published By : QYRESEARCH
A contract worth US$ 650 million has been won by Tetra Tech. Tetra Tech has won this contract with the US Agency for International Development in order to support the betterment of infrastructure in urban areas in the developing and the underdeveloped economies.
Tetra Tech is a US based public company that provides services that relate to construction, consulting, engineering, and miscellaneous technical services like infrastructure development and resource management. When Tetra Tech was first established in the year 1966, the main rationale was to provide engineering services pertaining to the coastal areas, waterways, and harbors.
This infrastructure contract is a multiple-award indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contract. The main purpose of this contract is to carry out developmental activities in areas that face greater risks due to climate change, and also adverse economic and health issues caused due to underdeveloped infrastructure and scarcity of water supply.
According to the chairman and CEO of Tetra Tech, Tetra Tech is looking forward to extent support to the USAID so that it can work with the local governments to provide the very basic infrastructure related services that are essential for tackling the various problems and challenges being faced by the several urban centers in the developing economies.
Under this contract called the “Making Cities Work”, Tetra Tech will provide the necessary support and aid to the USAID at providing technical solutions that aim at enhancing sanitation, transportation, and water delivery services in the urban regions. Tetra Tech will also work with several local governments in order to strengthen their capacity to manage and effectively respond to natural calamities, and better their environmental management practices, and also simultaneously enhance their resilience to the adverse impacts of global climate change.