You are here

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...

Read More - Maximizing Funding Assistance for Disaster Recovery

Subscribe to our Blogs

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

The Texas Water Development Board’s (TWDB) Draft State Flood Assessment is now open for public review and comment. All comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. on October 3, 2018 to be considered. The TWDB is encouraging the public to participate in the contribution period before the final publication of the State Flood Assessment.

The public has three options for providing comments:

  • Email comments to PUBLIC-COMMENT@twdb.texas.gov
  • Provide public...
  • Read More - Texas Water Development Board's Draft State Flood Assessment Comment Period Begins

    Subscribe to our Blogs

    TagsTexas Water Development Board, TWDB, flood assessment,

    Note: This is the first part in a series. Read part two here.

    Securing a safe and reliable source of water is a primary goal for any municipality. This is especially so in Texas, which in recent years has experienced record-breaking droughts and population growth.

    Currently, Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) population growth estimates predict an additional 12 million people in Texas by 2050. Coupled with the ...

    Read More - The Time is Now to Secure Long-Term Resources: Part 1

    Subscribe to our Blogs

    Tagswater resources, Groundwater, TWDB, EPA,

    Gov. Greg Abbott has named Peter Lake chairman of the Texas Water Development Board and appointed Brooke Paup to the board.

    Peter, who has served on the board since 2015, is the former head of business development at Lake Ronel Oil Company, was director of special projects for VantageCap Partners and worked as director of research at Gambit Trading. Peter’s term will expire Feb. 1, 2021.

    Brooke has served...

    Read More - Brooke Paup Appointed, Peter Lake Named New Chairman of TWDB

    Subscribe to our Blogs

    TagsTWDB, Texas Water Development Board,

    Gov. Greg Abbott has named Peter Lake chairman of the Texas Water Development Board and appointed Brooke Paup to the board.

    Peter, who has served on the board since 2015, is the former head of business development at Lake Ronel Oil Company, was director of special projects for VantageCap Partners and worked as director of research at Gambit Trading. Peter’s term will expire Feb. 1, 2021.

    Brooke has served...

    Read More - Brooke Paup Appointed, Peter Lake Named New Chairman of TWDB

    Subscribe to our Blogs

    TagsTWDB, Texas Water Development Board,

    The Texas Water Development Board is amending its original solicitation for Fiscal Year 2018 and 2019 Flood Protection grants .

    The original deadline for applications was March 2; however, the application period will be extended with the updated announcement. The exact timeframe for the update has not been established, but once the information is available, TWDB will repost an amended solicitation here .

    The applications are for...

    Read More - TWDB Amending Flood Protection Grant Application

    Subscribe to our Blogs

    TagsTexas Water Development Board, TWDB, Flood, grants,

    The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) announced that it will accept the abridged applications for the 2018 funding cycle of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT) program through Feb. 2, 2018.

    Entities may submit applications using TWDB’s abridged online application or by paper-copy. Please note that the abridged application doesn’t take much time to complete. And, it doesn’t commit the applicant to take the funding. Its...

    Read More - Less than Two Weeks Until SWIFT Deadline

    Subscribe to our Blogs

    TagsTWDB, Funding, Texas Water Development Board,

    Our Freese and Nichols volleyball team placed 2nd in the 5th Annual Water for People Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, May 2 in Austin. The tournament raised $7,900 for Water for People , an organization that provides sustainable water and sanitation projects around the world. Freese and Nichols was an event sponsor.

    The team finished second after a close final match with AECOM. Our team played along with staff from San...

    Read More - Sand and Sun for Water Projects

    Subscribe to our Blogs

    TagsCorporate Responsibility, water for people, water for people volleyball, SAWS, SARA, TWDB,

    Pages