Author: Dan Purschwitz

WEF Wastewater Manual, Edited by Freese and Nichols, is Published

This authoritative resource covers best practices for operating a wide range of conveyance facilities — including gravity sewers, lift stations, force mains, and more — as well as the financial, safety, personnel and customer relations aspects of managing a wastewater system. 

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David Buzan

New Mussels Protections Could Impact Infrastructure Projects Across Texas

The proposed critical habitat covers 1,944 river miles in the Trinity, Brazos, Colorado and Guadalupe river basins, and any projects that physically impact stream bottoms may receive increased regulatory attention.

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Freese and Nichols Ranks No. 1 in Environmental and Geotechnical Market Sector

The regional editions of Engineering News Record (ENR) have released their annual rankings of design firms. ENR has Freese and Nichols ranked as No. […]

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Nina Reins

When Every Minute Counts: Continual Outreach and Coastal Modeling Support

When decisions about evacuations and allocations of emergency resources are at stake, it’s critical that the technology is based on up-to-date data.

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Nina Reins

When Every Minute Counts: Flood Inundation Modeling and Mapping

Our hydraulic and hydrologic modeling improved decision support, emergency response and post-disaster recovery through the Compound Flood Inundation Guidance System.

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Nina Reins

When Every Minute Counts: Decision Support for Compound Flooding

The guidance system is based on the distinctive aspects of a particular storm while it is forming, providing more accurate forecasts than probabilistic analyses of past storms.

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Nina Reins

When Every Minute Counts: Real-Time Forecasting During the Storm

Emergency management personnel can easily access forecasts with the Coastal Emergency Risks Assessment, a website with a user-friendly mapping interface.

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WBE/DBE Subconsultants Sought for Wastewater System Consolidation Study

Freese and Nichols, Inc. is seeking WBE/DBE subconsultants to provide specialized services for the San Jacinto River Authority’s RFQ No. 21-0026 […]

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Our Texas Water Presentations and More

Our technical experts will address the challenges your organization faces today – ranging from utility management to drinking water quality to engineering ethics – in our 13 presentations.

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Jennifer Wasinger

Public Entities in Oklahoma Urged to Report Storm Damage to Help Access Recovery Funding

Additionally, local governments have access to low-interest loans from Oklahoma State Revolving Funds to pay for the restoration of vital water and wastewater infrastructure,

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Jennifer Wasinger
Clay Herndon

OWRB Wastewater Funding Cycle Open

The Oklahoma Water Resources Board offers loan terms below market rates to fund projects such as inflow/infiltration correction and sewer replacement and rehabilitation.

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Paula Feldman
James Naylor
Trey Shanks

Protecting Your Water System from Hackers 

The American Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 aims to protect communities against threats similar to the recent cyberattack on a Florida treatment plant.

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