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FNI Shows Spillway Model to Weatherford City Council

FNI is currently designing an auxiliary spillway for Holland Lake Dam in Weatherford. A physical model of the proposed spillway was constructed and presented to City Council on March 28 to demonstrate what the completed construction will look like. Following the City Council meeting, the physical model was featured in the local news.

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Patak to Present at ASFPM National Conference

Freese and Nichols Associate Kim Patak, Water Resources Design, will present on May 4 with the City of Austin at the Association of State Floodplain Managers National Conference in Kansas City, MO.  

Their presentation, Community Benefits of Defining an Urban Overland Flowpath, will discuss Austin’s current Urban (Local) Flood Hazard Mitigation efforts, development policy for drainage analysis and...

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FNI Presents HEC-RAS 2D Workshop for OWRB

John Rutledge, Patrick Miles, and Garrett Johnston, all professional engineers with Freese and Nichols, conducted a three-day HEC-RAS 2D workshop in Oklahoma City, hosted by the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) Dam Safety program. Discussion and activities focused on applications and benefits of HEC-RAS 2D modeling; RAS Mapper and terrain preparation; running 1D and 2D models including dam, levee, and breach modeling; viewing results with RAS Mapper; troubleshooting and model review. The workshop included a number of hands-on modeling...

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FNI Presents HEC-RAS 2D Workshop for OWRB

John Rutledge, Patrick Miles, and Garrett Johnston, all professional engineers with Freese and Nichols, conducted a three-day HEC-RAS 2D workshop in Oklahoma City, hosted by the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) Dam Safety program. Discussion and activities focused on applications and benefits of HEC-RAS 2D modeling; RAS Mapper and terrain preparation; running 1D and 2D models including dam, levee, and breach modeling; viewing results with RAS Mapper; troubleshooting and model review. The workshop included a number of hands-on modeling...

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United States DROUGHT OUTLOOK

ENSO neutral status, where neither La Niña or El Niño conditions exist, is expected to prevail through spring 2017. Chances for El Niño conditions to develop increase as we head into the fall. To read more, click here.

In the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook update covering March through June 2017, drought was predicted to develop across the Texas panhandle and into New Mexico. Drought in Florida, along the eastern seaboard and...

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CURRENT DROUGHT CONDITIONS across the United States

Significant precipitation last week brought scattered pockets of drought condition improvements. Florida saw worsening of drought in some areas.  

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Austin Office Earns Highest Sustainability Recognition

The City of Austin’s Office of Sustainability recently recognized our Austin office as a platinum-level Austin Green Busines​s Leader (AGBL) — the program’s highest level. By the City’s definition, a green business operates in a way that protects the environment, enhances the community and maintains a healthy workplace.

After documenting the office’s green practices in...

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Our upcoming presentations at TFMA

Freese and Nichols will attend and present at the Texas Floodplain Management Association (TFMA) Spring conference April 25-28 in Dallas. Stop by our booth, #208, or catch one of our presentations or workshop:

Wednesday, April 26

8 a.m. – noon - Low Impact Development (LID) and Design Workshop
Kelly Dillard*; Matt Hollon of the City of Austin; Patrick Haigh of the City of Dallas, Bryan Dick*; Stephanie Coffman*; Karen Bishop of the San Antonio River Authority

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