Tetra Tech’s drinking water services help protect public health and improve quality of life. Whether our clients are maintaining or improving existing water supply infrastructure, planning new construction to expand capacity or enhance water quality, or seeking to minimize lifecycle costs, Tetra Tech provides sustainable solutions to complex drinking water challenges.

Tetra Tech engineers and scientists have been helping local governments and municipal utilities provide safe, secure drinking water for more than 40 years. Our integrated approach to water resources management and innovative water treatment practices can help clients create a reliable, modern road map for their water systems.

Intelligent Master Planning

  • Asset management
  • Regulatory compliance planning
  • Demand management
  • Facility planning
  • Capital improvement planning

Source of Supply Facilities

  • Dams and reservoirs
  • Watershed management
  • Intake and infiltration structures
  • River bank filtration
  • Groundwater wells
  • Groundwater resource protection
  • Aquifer storage and recovery systems
  • Hydrogeologic studies

Treatment Facilities

  • Conventional and high-rate filtration
  • High-rate clarification
  • Enhanced coagulation
  • Precipitative and membrane softening
  • Ion exchange
  • Air stripping and degasification
  • GAC filtration and adsorption
  • Membrane filtration
  • Desalination
  • Alternative disinfection
  • Treatability studies
  • Pilot plant studies
  • Process simulation and optimization
  • Safe Drinking Water Act compliance
  • Corrosion control and lead and copper compliance
  • Taste and odor control

Instrumentation and Control Systems

  • SCADA
  • Integration
  • Remote status and control
  • Data management and trending

Transmission and Distribution Systems

  • Large diameter water mains
  • Distribution piping
  • Booster pumping stations
  • Disinfectant and disinfection by-product compliance
  • Storage tanks
  • Metering facilities
  • Rehabilitation and restoration
  • Water audit and leak detection
  • Water conservation plans
  • Hydraulic modeling
  • Water quality modeling

Management Consulting

  • Financial planning and rate studies
  • Security
  • Threat and vulnerability assessments
  • GIS and planned maintenance
  • Consumer confidence reports
  • Operations and maintenance manuals
  • Laboratory information management systems

Construction Management

  • Resident engineering services
  • Program management
  • Owner’s representative services
  • Design-build delivery
  • Construction management at risk delivery
  • Performance testing services
  • Start-up and training services