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Interested in funding your community’s water, wastewater and stormwater projects at costs lower than market bonding?

Attend an upcoming Texas Water Development Board Financial Assistance Workshop and find out how.

These workshops will also recap the 86th Legislative session and discuss updates in flood mitigation planning.

Austin

When: 9 am. July 30 Where: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality 12100 Park 35 Circle Bldg. F, Room 2210, 2nd floor Austin, TX...

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The Texas General Land Office needs your input to help develop the upcoming Texas Mitigation Action Plan.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded Texas $4.383 billion in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery funds for mitigation activities related to the 2015 and 2016 floods and Hurricane Harvey. HUD rules detailing Texas’ program and allocation requirements will be published in a Federal Register notice in the coming months. Since 2015, 140 Texas...

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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 Nation Act (WIIN Act) . Applications are due by June 28. For more information regarding this or other water funding opportunities, contact me at mark.evans@freese.com .

Desalination Projects

This opportunity is for sponsors of ocean and brackish water...

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With the new year comes new funding opportunities.

Applications are now being accepted for three of the WaterSMART grant programs for Fiscal Year 2019 through the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation. The three programs are Drought Resiliency, Small-Scale Water Efficiency, and Water & Energy Efficiency.

Contact your Freese and Nichols Project Manager to explore ways that your project might qualify under these programs.

For more information regarding this...

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Do you have a water, wastewater, and/or stormwater project and you need funding assistance?

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB ) has just opened the solicitation period for projects for the SFY 2020 Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds (CWSRF & DWSRF, respectively).

Eligible projects submitted during this invitation period, Dec. 20, 2018, through March 1, 2019, will be listed in the initial Intended Use Plan (IUP) and...

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The Texas Water Development Board is now accepting Abridged Applications for the 2019 funding cycle of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas, or SWIFT .

Abridged applications are due Feb. 1.

Through four funding cycles, the SWIFT program has committed $6.2 billion to fund recommended water management strategy projects listed in the Texas State Water Plan . The program features low-interest loans, extended payment terms, deferral of loan repayments, and incremental repurchase...

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The Bureau of Reclamation has announced 11 funding opportunities for more than $100 million through their 2019 WaterSmart programs .

WaterSmart Grants – $34 million for the planning and implementation of actions to increase water supply through investments to modernize existing infrastructure and reduce local water conflicts.

Water and Energy Efficiency Grants - Water management improvements that result in quantifiable water savings and support broader water reliability benefits. Key selection...

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In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Harvey’s inundation of Houston in August 2017, Freese and Nichols quickly put boots on the ground to help the Harris County Flood Control District assess the extent of flood damage to the 2,500 miles of channels across the county and estimate the costs of repairs.

However, this was only the beginning of the post-storm recovery efforts that continue more than a year later. An undertaking of...

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