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Sustainability has become a word mentioned across our lives and the industry but isn’t as clearly defined as other terms like efficiency, safety factor or effluent quality.

According to the United Nations Brundtland Commission Report of 1987, “Sustainable development is…development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”

Its lack of specificity can make it difficult for engineers to improve their project’s...

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Employees in our Central Region's Treatment, Transmission and Utilities Group joined the City of Hutto and Brazos River Authority at the groundbreaking for the new South Wastewater Treatment Plant for the City of Hutto, Texas in August. The new plant has an average daily flow capacity of 2.0 MGD with a peak flow capacity of 8.0 MGD. Construction is underway and is expected to be complete by the end of 2016.

You may remember hearing about Hutto in our news a few years...

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The City of Brady selected our team to design a new wastewater treatment plant, unaware at the time that Freese and Nichols has historic ties to the plant. Project Manager Trooper Smith and Assistant Project Manager Coby Gee received the city’s original drawings and noticed that young engineer Bob Nichols with Freese, Nichols and Endress signed and sealed the original sewage treatment plans in 1963.

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