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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...

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Tagsdisaster recovery, Hurricane harvey, storm, Flood, FEMA, TWDB, Funding, EPA, CWSRF, Water and Wastewater, Stormwater, water resources,

We are pleased to welcome our new Stormwater hires, Ed Dickson and Jim Keith, who will bolster our ability to support a variety of municipalities, water districts and complex projects.

Ed, who is based in our new Charlotte office, is a water resources and stormwater engineer and nationally recognized for his floodplain mapping work. His specialization is in watershed-based H&H analysis, mapping and reviews...

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TagsStormwater, dallas, north carolina, FEMA, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS,

We’re proud to be presenting at the TFMA Fall Technical Summit. We look forward to connecting with you. 

Title: Hands-On HEC-RAS 2D (For Intermediate 1D Users)
Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28
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Please join me in welcoming Jim Keith as our new Stormwater manager in Dallas.

Jim brings a wealth of technical leadership skills and in-depth expertise in water resources planning and design projects.

A well-respected leader with almost two decades of technical and managerial experience, Jim has national-level proficiency in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) programs, which will bolster our ability to support a variety of North Texas municipalities and water...

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A typical detention pond design will include an overflow weir for safely passing high inflows downstream. In many cases, an engineer will design the weir using a one-dimensional (1D) hydraulic model with “textbook” weir coefficients.

These commonly-accepted values are based on lab tests and measurements, and are limited by certain assumptions (for example, flow is assumed to be uniformly distributed across the weir). The following case study illustrates how 3D modeling software can provide...

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Tags3D modeling, Stormwater, HEC-RAS, detention pond,

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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Join Freese and Nichols at the Texas Floodplain Management Association 2015 Fall Technical Summit.
We're proud to partner with TFMA as a Zone X Sponsor.

Here's a look at our presentations this week:

Thursday, Sept. 3

Track D - Flood Control Concepts and Ethics

D1 - A Race Against Time: An Emergency Bank Stabilization on Kee Branch
Scott Hubley, P.E., CFM, and David Coffman, P.G., CFM - Freese and Nichols; with Amy Cannon, P.E., CFM - City of...

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TagsTFMA, Texas Floodplain Managers Association, flood mapping, flood models, coastal levee system, mitigation, Stormwater,

Freese and Nichols is excited to participate in next week’s Texas Floodplain Management Association’s 2015 Spring Conference in Dallas, April 14-17. We are proud to partner with TFMA as a Zone X sponsor.

TFMA conferenceWe invite you to visit us in booth 100 and drop a chip in our Plinko board for a chance to win one of four prizes. Also, be sure to catch our presentations during the technical sessions:

Thursday, April 16

Track...

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