Consulting and engineering services provider Tetra Tech, Inc has recently secured a significant contract from the US. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Walla Walla District. The contract, valued at $34 million, requires Tetra Tech to provide architectural and engineering (A-E) design services for various civil works infrastructure projects, including flood risk management, inland navigation, hydroelectric power generation, and aquatic ecosystem restoration.
Over the next seven years, Tetra Tech's team of engineers and scientists will be responsible for advanced computer modeling and the development of plans and specifications for navigation and water control structures such as dams, spillways, channels, and navigation lock features.
Additionally, Tetra Tech aims to optimize water resources infrastructure design to facilitate migratory fish passage and the restoration of vital ecosystems. To achieve these goals, the company will rely on the expertise of its engineers and fisheries biologists.
“The USACE Walla Walla District has been providing sustainably designed hydropower generation and flood risk management for 75 years,” said Dan Batrack, Tetra Tech Chairman and CEO. “We look forward to using our Leading with Science® approach to design innovative solutions that continue to improve critical water resources infrastructure, protect aquatic life, and restore the surrounding riverine environment.”