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TCEQ Provides Update on General Permit Renewals

TCEQ’s Water Quality Advisory Work Group (WQAWG) held a Stakeholder meeting on Tuesday to discuss updates regarding the Phase II MS4 General Permit (TXR040000) and the Stormwater Construction General Permit (TXR150000).

Phase II MS4 General Permit Renewal

The current Texas Phase II MS4 General Permit expires Dec. 13, 2018. The renewal permit will incorporate two federal rules. The Federal Remand Rule (effective January 2017) specifies permits must be clear, specific and...

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Freese and Nichols Presents TWDB Funding Workshops

In an effort to engage people in their own backyards, Freese and Nichols is holding workshops about funding  projects with a focus on stormwater and flood mitigation.

Collaborating with the Texas Colorado River Floodplain Coalition and Texas Water Development Board, Freese and Nichols is sponsoring and presenting TWDB funding workshops titled “Digging Deeper into the...

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Meet Freese and Nichols’ Leaders in Geomorphology, Stormwater and Stream Restoration

From erosion assessments to full stream restoration, Freese and Nichols’ team of scientists, designers and engineers is here to serve you. We provide innovative solutions and outstanding service from offices in Georgia, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas. Our acquisition of Lotic Solutions in North Carolina has further expanded our presence throughout the Southeast.

Our regional presence provides an understanding of stormwater dynamics in the communities where we live and serve....

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Webinar On Modeling Potential Wetland Impacts Using NOAA's Sea Level Rise Viewer

The data, methods and factors for potential wetland impact modeling will be the focus of URISA Texas’ June talk.

Nate Herold, a physical scientist with NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management in Charleston, S.C., will lead a webinar called “Modeling Potential Wetland Impacts Due to Sea Level Rise in NOAA's Sea Level Rise Viewer” at noon June 27.

Herold will give an overview of the NOAA's Sea Level Rise Viewer, where he...

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See How That Major Storm Measures Up

When a major storm hits your community, it’s only natural to wonder how it compares to a standard design storm. Was that a 100-year event (1% annual exceedance probability) or a 5-year (20% AEP)? Was it a 5-year event by peak intensity but a 100-year event by total volume? Answering these questions typically requires manual analysis of data from rain gauges or ground-truthed radar.

Freese and Nichols’ resiliency design and stormwater engineers have developed an automated GIS tool to answer these questions for communities across Texas. See below for a set of automatically-generated...

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Norair Takes Leadership Role for Geology Group

Congratulations to Stephen Norair, Environmental Science, Fort Worth, who was designated as the DFW Lead for the Texas Chapter of the Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG). In this role, Stephen organizes the monthly meetings in Dallas-Fort Worth by identifying professionals to give presentations with a geologic component. ...

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Three Receive Floodplain Manager Certification

Three Freese and Nichols stormwater engineers have recently become Certified Floodplain Managers: Jorge Gallosa in our Frisco office, Martin Smith in our Fort Worth office and Wylie Gorup in our Dallas office. 

Each passed an exam to receive the certification, which is issued by the Texas Floodplain Management Association​. Freese and Nichols now has 37 CFMs across 10 offices.

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We're wearing blue for Texas Flood Awareness Week

Freese and Nichols looks good in blue.

Several Freese and Nichols offices wore blue to call attention to Texas Flood Awareness Week.

Gov. Greg Abbott set aside May 22-26 as Texas marks the second anniversary of the Memorial Day flooding in 2015.

He encouraged people to understand and respect the power of water.

“At this time, I encourage all Texans to be informed and prepared for floods and flash floods to be mindful of signs and barriers warning of flood dangers. Always ‘Turn Around, Don’t Drown’ – you could save your...

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