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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) recently published a request for applications for their Flood Protection Planning (FPP) Grant. The FPP can be used to develop flood protection studies and/or plans for watersheds to address flooding in a watershed.

Freese and Nichols has been successful in assisting our clients in obtaining this grant. The FPP grant provides 50 percent matching funds. The total available funding allocated to this program is $900,000.

The application...

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H2O4Texas has produced a short video that serves as a reminder that the drought is not over for some areas in Texas and that implementing the strategies in the State Water Plan is critical to our future. Click here to watch the video.

Freese and Nichols is a sponsor of the ​H2O4TEXAS Coalition, which was created to increase public awareness of the critical water shortfalls facing our state and mobilize...

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With the anticipation for the Texas Municipal League's 100th annual Conference and Exhibition in November, Freese and Nichols has started a Twitter campaign to welcome TML to the Century Club and encourage conference attendees to use social media communication tools.

By using the hashtag #TheCenturyClub , Freese and Nichols has started a grouped, online conversation that clients are invited to participate in. Each week, the Freese and Nichols Social Media...

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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has provided an update on the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) application process. At this time, the categories for which DWSRF funding has been spoken include disadvantaged communities, very small communities, and green projects. Funds are still available in the mainstream DWSRF. Click here for more details.

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Please join professionals from Freese and Nichols at the American Planning Association Texas Chapter's Annual Conference on Oct. 3-6 in Fort Worth, Texas.

We also invite you to join our online conference conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #TXAPA12 . We look forward to your tweets.

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Typically, this time of year is “grant season” for many of our stormwater projects. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) sponsors a number of annual grants that can be used for stormwater projects. All FEMA annual grant programs have been delayed until the Congressional budget is finalized. The expectation is that the budget will be finalized following the Presidential election in November, which will likely open the grant application period in December or January. However,...

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The Texas Water Resources Institute interviewed Heather Harward, executive director of H2O4TEXAS, to learn more about the coalition.

Click here to view the interview .

Freese and Nichols is a sponsor of the ​H2O4TEXAS Coalition, which was created to increase public awareness of the critical water shortfalls facing our state and mobilize support for full implementation of the State Water Plan.

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The Fort Worth Star-Telegram wrote about the Division Street Master Plan. The project envisions redevelopment opportunities for Division Street, a major thoroughfare in central Arlington.

Read the article here: How to give Division Street a makeover

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