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Note: This is part two in a series. Read part one here.

When we think of recycling, we tend to think about materials: plastics, cardboard, glass and metals, but not water. Materials recycling is successful for a multitude of reasons, but one of the primary drivers of recycling is securing reliable long-term resources. That same reasoning can (and should)...

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We've expanded our water/wastewater capabilities for clients throughout Georgia and the Southeast United States by hiring Paula Feldman, PE and Eric Nease, PE.

Feldman and Nease, who owned Engineered Horizons, will lead our East Coast water/...

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TagsGeorgia, wastewater master planning, modeling, Planning, atlanta,

Drought conditions have improved overall. The DSCI (drought severity and coverage index) has decreased from 101 to 98. Major improvements were made in the Midwest due to widespread heavy showers and thunderstorms. Tropical storm Gordon formed in the eastern Gulf and tracked northwestward toward Mississippi. Little or no rain was observed in the West, northern and central Rockies, north-central High Plains, across sections of the interior Southeast, eastern Corn Belt and coastal New England.

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TagsCurrent Drought Conditions, Drought Index, Drought Maps, Drought Monitor, Drought Response, Drought Restrictions, Groundwater, Historical Data, reservoir levels, streamflow,

Freese and Nichols is offering interactive workshops for the Hydrologic Engineering Center-River Analysis System, better known as HEC-RAS. This free software, developed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, includes 2D flow modeling capabilities that can depict flow patterns more accurately than one-dimensional models. HEC-RAS 2D equips dam owners and...

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Please join us in welcoming Naveen Chillara, PE. He joins our Water Resources Design Division as a senior project manager and water resources design engineer serving the Southeast Texas and Louisiana markets.

With more than 16 years of experience in water resources projects and coastal engineering services, Naveen will play an integral role in supporting existing client needs and expanding our services to a diverse client base throughout the region.

“Naveen has...

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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has named Toby Baker as its new executive director.

Baker replaces Richard Hyde, PE, who retired at the end of March. Baker was appointed as a commissioner in April 2012 by then-Gov. Rick Perry.

“I am looking forward to bringing a unique perspective to the role of executive director,” Baker said in a press release. “My goal is to provide the commission with the best information, so they have what they need to make...

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In the August 2018 Climate Prediction Center update, it was determined that there is a ~60 percent chance of El Niño in the Northern Hemisphere fall 2018 (September – November), increasing to ~70 percent during winter 2018-19. Most models predict ENSO-neutral to continue during the remainder of the Northern Hemisphere summer with El Niño most likely to occur thereafter. To read more, click here.

In the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

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TagsLa Nina, Forecasts, Drought Outlook, Drought Maps, Climate,

Just as trees’ inner rings tell the story of their growth, their roots can reveal how quickly the earth is washing away around them. It’s critical information for addressing watershed problems.

 Freese and Nichols’ Bryan Dick, left, and Ian Jewell, right, not only adapted a method for reading...

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Tagsroot dendrogeomorphology, Dendrogeomorphology, Oklahoma, Erosion, streambank, pollution,

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