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The Bureau of Reclamation has announced $32 million in funding opportunities for desalination construction projects and water reclamation and reuse projects under the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the...

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(All photos courtesy of Lamar University.)

Lamar University celebrated the Grand Opening of its new Science and Technology building, a $60 million project for which Freese and Nichols provided design and construction management.

A...

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Passing the Professional Engineer exam signals a career milestone. It shows you’re committed to high standards of competence and ethics. You’re ready for more responsibility and can move up the career ladder.

But preparing for an eight-hour test of both the depth and breadth of your knowledge — while you’re working full...

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Are you being smart with how you're managing your water supply?

As the demand and limited availability for water in Texas increase, the need for responsible management and consideration of sustainable alternatives also increase.

Join Marisa Flores-Gonzalez (Austin Water) as she discusses the implementation of the 100-Year Austin...

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Internships are your chance to get firsthand experience along with a taste for what the field will be like. Internships also let you try different disciplines. And they give you the chance to learn and make connections with those in your future field. If you’ve enjoyed a class or project in a particular area, look for an internship in that field.

Once you’ve made up your mind on what kind of internship to look for, the hunt begins. Here are...

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Wendy Shabay and Chance Sparks, Urban Planning + Design, have been hard at work on behalf of the American Planning Association Texas Chapter (APATX). 

A few years ago, APATX started the Great Places in Texas Program, which recognizes the Lone Star State’s Great Places – neighborhoods, streets and public spaces – and celebrates how planning has played...

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In the fight against erosion, articulated concrete blocks serve as an option to armor auxiliary spillways.

A new chapter in the National Engineering Handbook – reviewed by Freese and Nichols’ Grady Hillhouse, PE, and Colin Young, PE – covers articulated concrete blocks (ACBs), its usages, new design methodologies, design considerations, maintenance and installation guidance.

Grady and Colin worked in collaboration with the ...

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The USACE has released a new version of HEC-RAS that has several new features.

The 5.0.7 updated features fixes include:

  • Bug for drawing a polygon in the Manning’s n Regions option
  • Bug for uniform lateral inflow
  • Floodway inundation boundary mapping issue
  • RAS Mapper not saving all breakline options issue
  • External SA/2D hydraulic structures Issue
  • Lateral structure connection to 2D Area issue
  • 1D velocity and DV mapping in RAS Mapper issue
  • Max water surface profile issue
  • Alternative overbank deposition
  • ...

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