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Tetra Tech’s Engineers Without Borders Tranquilla Norte Water Supply Project

Supporting the development of a sustainable water distribution system for a rural community in Panama
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With support from Tetra Tech’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Grant Program, the EWB Sacramento Valley Professional Chapter is developing a sustainable water distribution system for the 3,000-person community of Tranquilla Norte, Panama. The community’s existing system, which was installed by the government in the 1980s to serve 150 homes, does not provide adequate supply for the current 950 connections.

Gas: A Tried and True Solution to Accessing Energy in Developing Countries

Making the case for gas as an economy-transforming alternative energy source
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Tetra Tech energy infrastructure expert Erik Wandrag has seen power projects through from inception to production in more than 20 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa. Here, he explains why gas as an alternative fuel source should still be considered when developing power projects in African countries. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

History shows that the introduction or increased supply of gas as an alternative energy source has a transformative impact on economies.

Taking Action Toward Gender Equality in the Energy Sector

Promoting gender equality has numerous benefits for business if done deliberately
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Tetra Tech International Development Services Energy Advisors Jeannelle Blanchard and Sandra Chavez and Gender Expert Karen Stefiszyn explore a mix of tools and approaches that can be replicated to integrate women into the energy sector. All opinions expressed in this post are the authors’ own.

How Far We’ve Come: Energy in Africa, 20 Years Later

Making the case for increased private sector engagement in Africa’s energy industry
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David Keith, energy sector expert with Tetra Tech International Development Services, has worked on projects in the energy sectors of more than 40 countries in Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean. In this post, he reflects on the growth in Africa’s energy sector and the need for increased private sector engagement. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

Tetra Tech International Development Services Launches #TtInspires Campaign

Showcasing our international development employees and the inspiration that powers them
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At Tetra Tech, our people are our strength. Their passion and expertise enable Tetra Tech to provide the best solutions for clients around the world.

This is particularly true in development work. To do this work well requires a unique level of passion for the global community and the expertise to provide integrated, sustainable solutions for those we serve.

#AskTt Twitter Chat: Building Resilience Through Integrated Programming

Join @TetraTechIntDev and @Climatelinks on June 13, 2018, at 3:00 PM ET/12:00 PM PT for an #AskTt Twitter Chat on Building Resilience through Integrated Programming
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Join @TetraTechIntDev and @Climatelinks on June 13, 2018, at 3:00 PM ET/12:00 PM PT for an #AskTt Twitter Chat on Building Resilience through Integrated Programming, hosted by Tetra Tech International Development Services and Climatelinks

Resident Engagement Leads to 70 Percent Diversion Rate in a British Columbia Municipality

Engaging residents about food scraps collection and shifting trash, recycling, and organics collection schedules led to a 36 percent trash reduction
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Melissa Nielsen, a project engineer for Tetra Tech’s Solid Waste Management Practice in Vancouver, Canada, discusses the roll-out of a food scraps collection program in British Columbia, Canada, and the resulting trash reduction and shift in community attitudes. Tetra Tech was engaged to perform a solid waste system assessment; provide strategy, design, and implementation support for an every-other-week trash collection pilot; and perform a door-to-door outreach for a municipality-wide food scraps collection program roll-out. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

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Melissa Nielsen, a project engineer for Tetra Tech’s Solid Waste Management Practice in Vancouver, Canada, discusses the roll-out of a food scraps collection program in British Columbia, Canada, and the resulting trash reduction and shift in community attitudes. Tetra Tech was engaged to perform a solid waste system assessment; provide strategy, design, and implementation support for an every-other-week trash collection pilot; and perform a door-to-door outreach for a municipality-wide food scraps collection program roll-out. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

Tetra Tech Continues to Advance STEM Around the World

Sharing our passion to help students spark an interest in science and engineering in 2018
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Tetra Tech’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Program aims to inspire students to learn about and develop an interest in STEM-related fields. Our program continues to grow, enabling our employees to share their knowledge and to spark a passion for innovation and problem solving with students in our local communities.

We are pleased to highlight some of the activities that our employees around the globe participated in early 2018.

Tetra Tech Wins SBA Los Angeles District’s 2018 Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Excellence

Receiving recognition for excellence in the use of small businesses that drive California’s economic growth
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Tetra Tech is proud to be recognized for its commitment as an excellent partner and mentor for small businesses.

When Temperatures Rise—The Challenges of Hot Landfills

Sharing lessons learned to prevent, detect, and manage hot landfill facilities
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James Walker, PE, is a senior client manager with Cornerstone, A Tetra Tech Company. He earned his degree in Civil Engineering and has 30 years of experience with Subtitle D landfill design and construction projects across the United States. Here he discusses challenges solid waste managers may encounter related to hot landfills as well as prevention and management tactics. This blog post originally appeared on CornerPost. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

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