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The Bureau of Reclamation has announced 11 funding opportunities for more than $100 million through their 2019 WaterSmart programs .

WaterSmart Grants – $34 million for the planning and implementation of actions to increase water supply through investments to modernize existing infrastructure and reduce local water conflicts.

Water and Energy Efficiency Grants - Water management improvements that result in quantifiable water savings and support...

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We’re proud to announce a new, user-friendly tool for developing water conservation plans and regional water plans, along with upcoming training.

As part of the consultant team for the Texas Water Development Board , Freese and Nichols provided input in the development of the Texas Municipal Water Conservation Planning Tool (MWCPT) to ease the planning processes, preventing inconsistencies in savings calculation methodologies and target setting. This tool was...

Read More - Introducing A New Tool for Water Conservation Planning

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TagsWater, Water conservation, water conservation planning, water planning, water management, regional water plan,

When I was an Engineer-in-Training, my manager at Freese and Nichols encouraged us to get involved with professional organizations but also to devote time to a cause we felt passionately about.

As a result, I’ve become increasingly active with Water for People , an international nonprofit group that focuses on providing “innovative and long-lasting solutions to the water, sanitation, and hygiene problems in the developing world.” One of the reasons I became...

Read More - Turning Job Skills Toward a Passion For Global Clean Water

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The TCEQ Commissioners recently announced revisions to the Texas Surface Water Quality Standards (30 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 307). The changes were proposed by TCEQ in August 2017 and underwent a public comment period before being adopted on Feb. 7.

The commission adopted changes to the following criteria:

  • Additions and revisions to statewide toxic criteria for the protection of aquatic life and human health
  • Numerous
  • ...

Read More - TCEQ Adopts Revisions to the Texas Surface Water Quality Standards

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The TCEQ Commissioners recently announced revisions to the Texas Surface Water Quality Standards (30 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 307). The changes were proposed by TCEQ in August 2017 and underwent a public comment period before being adopted on Feb. 7.

The commission adopted changes to the following criteria:

  • Additions and revisions to statewide toxic criteria for the protection of aquatic life and human health
  • Numerous
  • ...

Read More - TCEQ Adopts Revisions to the Texas Surface Water Quality Standards

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TagsTCEQ, surface water, Water,

Freese and Nichols will have a team presenting at the WEFTEC conference Saturday through Wednesday in Chicago. Catch one of our presentations:

Determining Surface Water Augmentation Limitations Caused by Recirculation of Salt Loads in Tightly Coupled Systems

Who : Nicholas Landes, David Sloan, David Jackson, Freese and Nichols, Fort Worth and Dallas, TX When: 2:30 p.m. Monday Read more about...

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Ron Lemons, Nick Lester and Rusty Gibson at the ACEC 2015 OPAL awards gala

Nick Lester, a Transmission and Utilities Engineer in our Fort Worth office, highlighted Freese and Nichols' technical expertise in a Q&A feature in ASCE News , a news outlet of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Nick was interviewed about the Colorado River Municipal Water District's Ward County Water Supply Project , for which he...

Read More - Lester Featured in ASCE News; Project is One of ASCE's Top Five

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TagsWater, drought, Award, West Texas, Sustainability,

Trooper Smith , P.E., ENV SP , Group Manager of Freese and Nichols' Central Division Treatment, Transmission and Utilities Group, has moved to our San Antonio office to extend our water and wastewater services in the San Antonio and coastal regions.

A former U.S. Army engineer in Iraq, Trooper is experienced in managing large, multi-discipline project teams to complete large-scale, complex projects. His background includes water and wastewater plant design, process...

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