Secure property rights provide a foundation for sustainable natural resource management, access to water resources, economic growth, and improved food security
PASADENA, Calif., August 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded the Company a $650 million, multiple-award contract to develop innovative solutions to address land rights challenges around the world.
Discussing how a love of nature led to discovering a new species of orchid
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Lachlan Copeland, a senior botanist with Eco Logical Australia, A Tetra Tech Company, is based in northern New South Wales (NSW), Australia. His work with plants is varied, but his main interest is in plant taxonomy—the process of classifying, describing, and naming species.
Connecting with graduate students regarding Holistic Management and One Water principles and practices is helping to advance needed changes in global and domestic water management
Trevor Clements, Tetra Tech’s Mid Atlantic regional manager for Integrated Water Management, discusses how educating water resources graduate students about Holistic Management and One Water principles and practices is an essential part of shifting the global and domestic water management paradigm to address today’s challenges. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.
Incorporating renewable and conversion technologies into solid waste systems to promote best use of materials and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Christine Arbogast has more than 30 years of solid waste planning, permitting, and engineering experience. She has directed long-term solid waste strategic planning studies for major metropolitan and small public solid waste management agencies.
Supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development Kajaki Dam Hydropower Plant expansion project in Afghanistan
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) honored Tetra Tech with a 2018 Engineering Excellence Bronze Award for its work on the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Kajaki Dam Hydropower Capacity Expansion project in Afghanistan. These annual awards recognize astounding engineering accomplishments from engineering firms in Massachusetts.
Supporting environmentally responsible actions and sustainability in our daily operations
The United Nations designated June 5 as World Environment Day in 1974. Annually, people in more than 100 countries participate in events to improve the environment and support environmentally responsible actions. This year’s World Environment Day theme was Beat Plastic Pollution, challenging us to consider how we can make changes in our everyday lives to reduce plastic pollution.
Working with local community leaders and gathering input from residents to develop a plan to revitalize the Lower Los Angeles River
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Tetra Tech is supporting local communities in Southern California to improve the natural functions, habitat, and ecosystems of the 19-mile-long Lower Los Angeles River. Tetra Tech is leading a diverse team of planners, landscape architects, scientists, and community organizations to develop an innovative revitalization plan that is community-centric and watershed-based. The Lower Los Angeles River Revitalization Plan represents the future of inclusive and integrated water management.
Harnessing the power of data throughout the project life cycle
Across Tetra Tech’s markets, nearly all clients share the need for actionable information that can drive decision making. Big data began bursting onto the scene some 25 years ago, inundating our information-hungry clients with megabytes and gigabytes of facts and figures that soon became a flood of petabytes and zettabytes. Managers thirsty for relevant intelligence were drowning in oceans of data, wondering what was important, what was essential, and what was urgent information.