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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) announced Jeff Walker as its new executive administrator.

From the article: "Walker currently serves as the deputy executive administrator of Water Supply and Infrastructure. His areas of responsibility include state water planning, project development, financial assistance, project funds disbursement, water use and population projections, and facility needs assessment.

He has served in various positions at the...

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Municipal Water Leader magazineMunicipal Water Leader magazine interviewed three Freese and Nichols leaders for a feature called "Leading Freese and Nichols into the Future" in their...

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Freese and Nichols is at the United States Society on Dams 2016 Annual Meeting and Conference! If you're attending, visit us and USSD President John Wolfhope in booth 53. We are proud to sponsor the 5K Walk/Run, supporting the USSD Scholarship Fund, on April 13. We hope you can also attend our presentations:

Tuesday, April 12

Concurrent Session 1A - Hydraulics I | 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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This week, Freese and Nichols is attending both the Oklahoma Clean Lakes and Watersheds Association Annual Conference and the American Shore and Beach Preservation Texas Chapter Symposium. If you’re attending, we hope to see you there! Here’s a look at our involvement at the two events:

Tuesday, March 29
1:30 p.m. | "Monitoring Fish with High Definition Sonar" by David Buzan and Andrew Labay, members...

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Congratulations to Garrett Johnston, Stormwater, Austin, and Kendall Ryan, W/WW Master Planning, Pearland, who both were named Young Engineer of the Year by their local professional groups in conjunction with Engineers Week. 

Garrett was honored by the Fort Worth chapter of TSPE during the Fort Worth Engineers Week Banquet on Wednesday, Feb. 24. Read more about the awards and other recipients in the...

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A new report details strategies and initiatives Australia adopted to survive its millennium drought and prevent its cities from running out of water, and researchers say these findings may be the key to dealing with our own drought in the states.

“California has made significant progress in advancing water conservation and efficiency to cope with the drought, but this report shows that more can be done,” said Heather Cooley, Director of the Water Program at the Pacific Institute.

Water conservation, planning and management backed by strong community involvement and...

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The Bureau of Reclamation is requesting applications for its WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Management Program Grant for Fiscal Year 2016. The objective of this program is to encourage entities to submit proposals for activities to establish or further develop a watershed management group.

Funding may be used to complete:

  1. Establishment or further development of a watershed group
  2. Development of a mission statement for the watershed group
  3. Development
  4. ...

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Freese and Nichols is attending the Texas Water Conservation Association Annual Convention, March 2-4 in The Woodlands. We are honored that TWCA is dedicating its 72nd Annual Convention to Mr. Jim Nichols, who recently passed away. The dedication presentation will take place on Thursday evening. If you're attending the conference, we encourage you to visit us there.


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