SPRINGFIELD, Va., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Versar, Inc. (NYSE MKT: VSR) announced today that it has been awarded a contract with Frederick County, Maryland, to support the County's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit compliance. With a capacity of $2.25 million over three years, this award will allow Versar to continue to provide a wide range of stormwater and watershed services to Frederick County. Versar has conducted $4.5 million in compliance support under six prior contracts with the county since 1999, including water quality and biological monitoring, illicit discharge investigations, industrial stormwater inspections, pollution prevention, and watershed restoration planning.
Jeff Wagonhurst, President of Versar, said, "We look forward to continuing our work with Frederick County, especially as their program evolves to meet new MS4 requirements and Chesapeake Bay pollutant reduction targets. Our expertise and operational capability in meeting these new regulatory challenges is well-recognized in the mid-Atlantic region, where we continue to grow our local government business, with experience to date in support of 11 counties."
In addition to Frederick, Versar has provided MS4 and other stormwater services to Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Cecil, Carroll, Harford, Howard, and Montgomery Counties in Maryland, and Arlington, Fairfax, and Loudoun Counties in Virginia.
VERSAR, INC., headquartered in Springfield, Virginia, is a publicly traded global project management company providing sustainable value oriented solutions to government and commercial clients in the construction management, environmental services, munitions response, and professional services market areas.
This news release contains forward-looking information. The forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be significantly impacted by certain risks and uncertainties described herein and in Versar's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the fiscal year ended June 28, 2013, as updated from time to time in the Company's periodic filings. The forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and Versar does not undertake to update its forward-looking statements.
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