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The ​Waterfront Center has honored the Phyllis J. Tilley Memorial Pedestrian Bridge with an Excellence on the Waterfront award in the park/walkway/recreational category. The Center, a national organization which provides educational services to help communities enhance urban waterfronts, lauded the bridge for its visual appeal and noted that it is the first arch-supported...

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Congratulations to Edra Brashear, Stormwater, Dallas, who has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Dallas Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

She will serve a one-year term as Secretary for 2018.

Read Edra’s Get-To-Know-You section on the Dallas Branch Facebook Page below.

 

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Fort Worth residents attended a public meeting Monday June 1, covering the City’s Floodplain Management Plan. The meeting, covered by WFAA News, came after May topped the record books as Texas’ wettest month ever.

Residents discussed needs for improved drainage in areas that flooded during last month’s rain. The public meeting was one of the first steps for the public planning program, led by the City of Fort Worth’s...

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The Trinity River Vision Authority board voted to change the name of the Trinity Uptown project to Panther Island, but the $910 million project’s vision remains the same. It is expected to minimize flood risk, boost economic development and transform the area into a mixed-use, multimodal community.

The Panther Island project is a massive collaboration between public and private entities....

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This year’s Texas Floodplain Management Association (TFMA) Fall Conference was held in Rockwall, Texas from September 19-21, 2012.

Freese and Nichols’ staff presented the following topics for the Fall 2012 conference, which are now available for download (click the title to view the presentation):

Using Calibrated Hydrology, Unsteady Hydraulics, and Stream Geomorphology to Better Define Flooding and Erosion Risks Along Marys Creek

  • Hector Olmos, PE, CFM – Freese
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