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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) recently posted a request for applications for the Flood Protection Planning Grant. Up to $900,000 has been initially authorized for this grant application cycle. Typical awards are in the $100,000 to $150,000 range.

This grant can be used to study watersheds in Texas. The study can include hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) modeling, public input, and the development of recommended strategies to address flooding. The grant provides Texas money...

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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) announced that the Executive Administrator's recommended final rules for the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT) are now posted on their website. View the rules

A Board meeting will be held on Nov. 6 at 1:00 p.m. to consider approving the rules. All who are interested are encouraged to attend.

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Our Freese and Nichols Funding Team has rounded up a few upcoming deadlines and opportunities for funding your projects. If you have questions or need assistance applying for any of the programs below, please contact us at Funding@freese.com .

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Earlier this year, Freese and Nichols assisted five clients in the preparation of funding applications for the North Central Texas Council of Governments’ Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) . We are pleased to announce that each of them will be receiving funding as part of this program. The total funding awarded for these five projects accounts for more than $6 million, including nearly half of all the funds available in the Fort Worth District for...

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Freese and Nichols is currently following a recent policy change in the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Assistance grant programs that would make funding available for dam and levee work.

The new policy, titled “Eligibility of Flood Risk Reduction Measures under the Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Programs,” available here , changes current guidance documents to allow for the construction, demolition, or mitigation of dams, dikes, levees, floodwalls, seawalls, groins, jetties,...

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Freese and Nichols is currently following a recent policy change in the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Assistance grant programs that would make funding available for dam and levee work.

The new policy, titled “Eligibility of Flood Risk Reduction Measures under the Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Programs,” available here , changes current guidance documents to allow for the construction, demolition, or mitigation of dams, dikes, levees, floodwalls, seawalls, groins, jetties,...

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The 2014 Farm Bill has provided the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Watershed Rehabilitation Program with $262 million in funding for dam rehabilitation. Texas has received a portion of these funds for projects related to the rehabilitation of NRCS dams constructed under the Watershed Program and Pilot Watershed Program. Rehabilitation can include:

  • Extending the life of the dam
  • Addressing deterioration of components of the dam
  • Repairs from catastrophic storms
  • Upgrades
  • ...

Read More - NRCS Accepting Applications for Dam Rehab Funding

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The 2014 Farm Bill has provided the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Watershed Rehabilitation Program with $262 million in funding for dam rehabilitation. Texas has received a portion of these funds for projects related to the rehabilitation of NRCS dams constructed under the Watershed Program and Pilot Watershed Program. Rehabilitation can include:

  • Extending the life of the dam
  • Addressing deterioration of components of the dam
  • Repairs from catastrophic storms
  • Upgrades
  • ...

Read More - NRCS Accepting Applications for Dam Rehab Funding

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