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In an effort to engage people in their own backyards, Freese and Nichols is holding workshops about funding  projects with a focus on stormwater and flood mitigation.

Collaborating with the Texas Colorado River Floodplain Coalition and Texas Water Development Board, Freese and Nichols is sponsoring and presenting TWDB funding workshops titled “Digging Deeper into the...

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The H2O4Texas coalition has produced a video highlighting the history of water planning in Texas, from the 1950s drought to the passage of Proposition 6 in 2013, and its impact on future planning efforts. The six-minute video, titled Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, credits Freese and Nichols, Chairman Emeritus Jim Nichols and President Emeritus Bob Nichols for their support and cooperation.

The video opens with Jim Nichols speaking about his father, Marvin Nichols, who was appointed as the first Chairman of the Texas...

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The Texas Water Development Board’s Flood Protection Planning grant is soliciting applications for watershed studies. Applications are due by noon on January 23, 2013. Freese and Nichols is available to assist clients in preparing and submitting applications for this grant. Please contact Jill Trevino with any questions you might have regarding this grant opportunity.

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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has some remaining uncommitted loan funding available for “shovel-ready” water and wastewater construction projects. Applications are due Friday, January 4, 2013. 

The TWDB will soon be accepting applications for the next round of Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund loan programs. Project Information Forms are due to the TWDB on March 1, 2013.

Please contact Jill Trevino at Freese and Nichols with questions about these funding opportunities.

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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has some remaining uncommitted loan funding available for “shovel-ready” water and wastewater construction projects. Applications are due Friday, January 4, 2013. 

The TWDB will soon be accepting applications for the next round of Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund loan programs. Project Information Forms are due to the TWDB on March 1, 2013.

Please contact Jill Trevino at Freese and Nichols with questions about these funding opportunities.

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The Still Creek Watershed in Bryan, Texas, had a habit of flooding in unexpected places. Some areas along the creek and its tributaries flooded on a regular basis. Other areas like the Lynndale Acres subdivision had a history of flooding outside of the Federal Emergency Management Agency floodplain. This area was identified by the City's Stormwater CIP Masterplan as the most severe flooding problem in Bryan due in part to storms in 2007 and 2009 that flooded over a dozen homes each occurrence. This area of Bryan also included numerous repetitive flood loss properties and a couple of severe...

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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) recently published a request for applications for its Regional Facility Planning Grant. The planning grant can be used to evaluate feasible options for regional water supply and/or wastewater facility needs. At least two political subdivisions must participate in the study and more than one service area must be evaluated for future water or wastewater service.

Applications are due December 20, 2012. The total funding that has been allocated to the planning grant is $400,000. Applicants must provide 50 percent matching funds.

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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has provided an update on the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) application process. At this time, the categories for which DWSRF funding has been spoken include disadvantaged communities, very small communities, and green projects. Funds are still available in the mainstream DWSRF. Click here for more details.

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