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Mark Evans

Nationwide Grants for Municipal Resiliency Projects: Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA)

Municipalities can now take advantage of national funding opportunities for their resiliency projects.

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Freese and Nichols Names Alan Hutson As New Central Plains Division Manager

Freese and Nichols Vice President/Principal Alan Hutson, PE, is joining the firm’s Oklahoma City office as Central Plains Division Manager […]

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Rebekah Gates

Current Drought Conditions in the United States

Learn the details of drought conditions in states across the Southwest and Southeast.

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Delivering Capital Projects: A Young Professional’s Guide to Construction Contracting

Originally presented at 2021 GAWP Annual Conference by Micah Taylor. Intimidated by construction contracting? Learn the basics of construction contract […]

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Fixed Price Design-Build: Fulton County Diversion Line and Pump Station

Originally given at the 2021 GAWP Annual Conference. Freese and Nichols teamed with JDS, Inc. for the Design-Build project execution […]

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Improved Water Quality: How to Shape Development with Incentives Instead of Mandates

Communities can entice developers to help improve water quality and meet higher environmental standards without code mandates. Learn how communities across the US are successfully using incentives and credit programs to drive low-impact development.

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Marvin C. Nichols Presentations Award: Paula Feldman and Jeremy Rice

With examples from Georgia and Texas, Paula and Jeremy highlighted how water conservation and the installation of drought plans has helped avoid approximately $1 billion in projects.

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Krista Melnar

FEMA Rolls Out Risk Rating 2.0: New System for Calculating Flood Insurance Premiums

The approach uses enhanced capabilities, tools, and data to better reflect a property’s calculated flood risk. While each property is unique, most policyholders can expect to see a reduction or nominal increase in premium costs.

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Marvin C. Nichols Papers Award: Ishita Rahman and Kendall Ryan

The paper highlights how the City of Conroe, Texas, aided by Freese and Nichols, overcame their inflow and infiltration issues by using tools such as a sanitary sewer evaluation study involving flow monitoring.

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Jordan Skipwith

Climate and Drought Outlook for the United States

Learn the details of temperature and precipitation predictions for the United States in coming weeks.

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Viraj deSilva’s PFAS Research Featured in AWWA Water Science and at WEFTEC

Viraj deSilva, PE, PhD, BCEE, contributes to an article in AWWA Water Science reviewing a variety of technologies for management and destruction of PFAS, and is invited to speak at WEFTEC focusing on PFAS issues for public works.

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“One Water” Guide Taps SARA Green Infrastructure Project

A Texas Hill Country guidebook on water stewardship features low-impact development guidelines Freese and Nichols drafted for the San Antonio River Authority and San Antonio’s Brooks Development.

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