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The Division of Water Infrastructure in the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality is hosting a series of training sessions throughout the state on applying for fall funding for your water infrastructure project.  

The division encourages anyone applying for water infrastructure funding to attend one of the sessions. The sessions will offer...

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Kelly Dillard, North Texas Stormwater Group Manager, became secretary of the Texas Floodplain Management Association (TFMA) at the group's annual meeting in April.​​

Kelly's term as secretary lasts two years. 

Read her TFMA profile in the group's newsletter, The Lightning Rod, here....

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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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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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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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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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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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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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