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Expert Interview With Bob Daylor, Land Development Expert

Working with natural protections to protect Boston from sea level rise
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Bob Daylor is a civil engineer and senior consultant for land development and land tenure issues at Tetra Tech. He has 50 years’ experience in facility planning, design, and construction and specializes in master planning and permitting projects at the water’s edge and in or near ecologically-sensitive landscapes. He holds professional registrations in civil engineering and land surveying and has held several elected and appointed city and regional planning positions.

Tetra Tech’s 2017 Year in Review

Leading with Science® to provide innovative water, environmental, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development solutions
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Our employees are the foundation of our business, bringing their unique skills and expertise to our clients’ most challenging projects around the world.

Our 2017 Year in Review video shows Tetra Tech from our employees’ perspectives, as they lead with science to create and implement innovative solutions for water, environmental, energy, infrastructure, resource management, and international development projects. This video also highlights some of the outreach activities through which our employees give back to their local communities.

Expert Interview With Sam Huston, Water and Sanitation Expert

Mobilizing investment for water and sanitation services in the developing world
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Sam Huston is Chief of Party for Tetra Tech’s U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene Financing (WASH-FIN) project, which focuses on closing financing gaps to achieve universal access to water and sanitation services. Sam has 15 years of experience working in the WASH sector, with expertise in infrastructure financing, utility reform, and water-related conflict issues in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and the United States.

Tetra Tech Helps Provide a Solar-powered Water Supply System

Harnessing the power of the sun to provide clean water to the residents of Mapinduzi, Tanzania
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Tetra Tech has been a longtime supporter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), helping communities around the world meet their basic human needs. Tetra Tech partnered with the EWB Boston Professional Chapter to help bring clean, reliable water to the 4,000 residents of Mapinduzi, Tanzania. Tetra Tech supported the project through its 2016 Charity of the Year employee giving campaign, which raised funds for system installation in 2017.

Helping Bring Safe Drinking Water to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Supporting Engineers Without Borders UK to develop an innovative biochar filter to provide clean drinking water
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Tetra Tech created its 50th Anniversary Global Clean Water Fund to honor its history of leadership in the water sector and commitment to Engineers Without Borders’ life-changing work. These Tetra Tech-provided grants helped bring clean, safe water to communities in poor and underserved communities in remote areas around the world.

Hassalo on Eighth | A LEED Platinum EcoDistrict Development in Oregon

Providing mechanical, electrical, and plumbing design; energy analysis; and lighting design for a LEED Platinum EcoDistrict development in Oregon
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In the midst of a population boom, Portland is in need of more residential space. With the city’s current infrastructure not able to keep up with that need, new private developments have to accommodate a growing population without damaging the surrounding environment. Hassalo on Eighth was conceived as an EcoDistrict—a series of buildings that share sustainable energy, water, and waste infrastructure—to ease the city’s housing squeeze, revitalize a neighborhood in need of development, and allow its tenants to reduce their carbon footprint by nearly a third.

Tetra Tech Uses Film to Help Indonesia Combat Corruption

Engaging youth and creative professionals around issues of government accountability and transparency through a film competition
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Through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded CEGAH project, MSI, A Tetra Tech Company, partnered with Indonesia’s Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) to create a unique film festival aimed at engaging more young people and creative professionals around government accountability and transparency.

Eco Logical Australia, A Tetra Tech Company, Supports Aboriginal Trainees

Providing training in environmental conservation and cultural knowledge in Sydney, Australia
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Through the Aboriginal Riverkeeper Project, Eco Logical Australia, A Tetra Tech Company (ELA), provided training for young, First Nation Australians in Conservation and Land Management.

The Business of Food Security

Leveraging commercial sustainability to help bolster health; nutrition; and water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions
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Patrick Norrell, director of agriculture and economic growth for Tetra Tech International Development Services, discusses the importance of incorporating commercial sustainability into food security programs, which in turn will help make economic growth more inclusive and resilient. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

An Intern’s Perspective: An Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management in Southeast Asia

Developing Tetra Tech’s fisheries management and biodiversity conservation projects in Southeast Asia
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Tetra Tech’s Sabrina Daley, International Development Services intern, is writing a series of blog posts about learning from women at Tetra Tech who are leading significant international development projects. In this post, she introduces our Dr. Gina Green, project manager for the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Ecosystems Improved for Sustainable Harvest (ECOFISH), Sustainable Ecosystem Approach (SEA), and OCEANs Partnership projects. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

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Tetra Tech’s Sabrina Daley, International Development Services intern, is writing a series of blog posts about learning from women at Tetra Tech who are leading significant international development projects. In this post, she introduces our Dr. Gina Green, project manager for the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Ecosystems Improved for Sustainable Harvest (ECOFISH), Sustainable Ecosystem Approach (SEA), and OCEANs Partnership projects. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

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