Earth Tech Inc., a business unit of Tyco International Ltd, and a global provider of consulting, engineering and construction services, has been awarded a $14.7 million contract extension by the City of Austin, TX, to manage Austin's Clean Water Program through 2007.
Earth Tech has served as program manager for the Austin Clean Water Program since its inception in 2001. The program was created by the Austin Water Utility to satisfy a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrative Order to eliminate the city's sanitary sewer overflows by the end of 2007.
As program manager, Earth Tech is responsible for reviewing infiltration/inflow and sanitary sewer evaluation survey reports and developing conceptual design and managing the design and construction of up to 100 improvement projects. In addition, Earth Tech is developing and implementing long-term programs that will prevent conditions that could result in sanitary sewer overflows in the future.