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After more than 60 years, potential changes to the NRCS Curve Number method are underway! 

The original Curve Number method was developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) (Soil Conservation Service at the time). It started in the 1950s as a simple and efficient method for determining the volume of runoff produced from...

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The TCEQ Commissioners recently announced revisions to the ...

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Gov. Greg Abbott has named Peter Lake chairman of the Texas Water Development Board and appointed Brooke Paup to the board. 

Peter, who has served on the board since 2015, is the former head of business development at Lake Ronel Oil Company, was director of special projects for VantageCap...

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Freese and Nichols will attend and present at the Texas Floodplain Management Association (TFMA) conference on March 6-9 at Horseshoe Bay Resort. We look forward to seeing you at our booth (No. 210) or at one of our presentations or workshop.

Title: Introduction to HEC-RAS 2D Workshop 
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. ...

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Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Executive Director Richard A. Hyde, P.E., announced today he’ll retire. 

The TCEQ commissioners will work to find a replacement. Richard will step down at the end of March but will stay through April to ease the transition.

 “It has been a privilege to work for the people of this great state, but now it’s time for myself and my family to begin the next chapter in our...

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The Texas Water Development Board is amending its original solicitation for Fiscal Year 2018 and 2019 Flood Protection grants.

The original deadline for applications was March 2; however, the application period will be extended with the updated announcement. The exact timeframe for the update has not been established, but once the information is...

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The TCEQ Water Quality Advisory Work Group Meeting (WQAWG) provided an update on the status of the TCEQ General Permit for Phase II (Small) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit renewal. 

The current Phase II permit will expire on Dec. 13. TCEQ is actively coordinating with the EPA as part of the permit renewal

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