Author: Freese and Nichols

Craig Wells

How Investments in Climate Resiliency Can Pay Off Later

It’s estimated that for every $1 spent on pre-disaster mitigation or hardening measures, a utility can save $4 to $36 in post-event recovery and replacement costs.

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2021 Webinar Series: Delivering Capital Improvements with Limited Resources

We understand that your professional development resources are constrained these days. So, when it’s harder for you to send your […]

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Craig Wells

How to Assess Your Infrastructure To Be Climate Resilient

For water and wastewater utilities along the coasts, it’s not a matter of whether storm surge will impact infrastructure but when. Now is the time to assess facilities’ ability to withstand storms.

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Jordan Skipwith

Climate and Drought Outlook for the United States

Temperatures and precipitation will be above normal for much of the United States during March 2021, according to the NOAA Climate Prediction Center.

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Jordan Skipwith

Current Drought Conditions in the United States

Drought conditions have slightly declined across the United States this past month. Here are details for states across the Southwest and Southeast.

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Baldrige, 10 Years Later: Still the Foundation of Our Success

Elected officials joined Freese and Nichols leaders at the award ceremony: CEO Bob Pence, Chairman Emeritus Jim Nichols, CFO Cindy […]

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TWDB Approves $60.6M in Funding for Client City of Port Arthur

On Nov. 21, the Texas Water Development Board approved $60.6 million in financial assistance to help client City of Port Arthur meet wastewater system needs. The […]

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Wendy Shabay
Chance Sparks

Make Online Engagement Work for Your Community

When communities went into coronavirus lockdowns and canceled public meetings starting in March 2020, some cities were determined not to […]

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Murphy Parks

Grady Hillhouse Shares Dams Expertise in Texas WET Magazine

Thousands of small dams across Texas have outlasted their design life, need repair or replacement, and pose the risk of […]

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Lee Freese Excellence in Mentoring Award: Robert Allen

Congratulations to Robert Allen, an Associate Construction Manager from Freese and Nichols’s North Texas area, for receiving the company’s Lee B. […]

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Todd Buckingham

OSU Features Partnership to Train Students on Sustainability

Our staff regularly serve as guest instructors to teach the basics of the Envision Rating System to design students at Oklahoma State University.

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Justin Oswald

Designing for Channels with Limited Space

Even when designing drainage improvements in a project with limited easement space, aesthetics remain important to a successful outcome. When […]

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