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What to Know About the TWDB’s Proposed FIF Intended Use Plan

The Texas Water Development Board has posted a Request for Public Comment on the proposed SFY24-25 Flood Infrastructure Fund Intended Use Plan. Learn more about next steps for municipalities, including what to do before January 1, 2024.

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John Wolfhope

Dam Owners Can Benefit From Major Infusions of Federal Funding

Dam owners and state safety regulators can tap a major infusion of federal funding for repairs, rehabilitation and removals. Deadlines are in December and February. Learn how Freese and Nichols can help.

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New Asset Management Requirements: How Georgia Water Utilities Can Comply with EPD

Georgia water utilities that serve more than 3,300 people and are seeking new drinking water permit requests or renewals must provide a water asset management plan, according to a new requirement adopted by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD).

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Julie Huerta

What Proposed Lead and Copper Rule Improvements Mean for Water Utilities

The EPA has proposed a rule for water utilities to replace all lead pipes within 10 years. Learn how Freese and Nichols can help you with compliance.

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An Open Road and New Opportunities: Parker County Marks Two Transportation Milestones

Parker County, Texas, continues to experience significant population growth and as a result, there is increasing pressure on the existing transportation system. To address these challenges, Parker County has worked on transportation improvement programs for more than 15 years.

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PFAS Technology Study Promises to Benefit Water Utilities at Military Base and Beyond

As PFAS becomes a growing concern, Freese and Nichols is working with Columbus Water Works (CWW) on a multi-phase approach […]

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Annie Vest

What FEMA Funding Program Should I Apply For?

Every year, communities across the nation eagerly await the announcement of the funding available for FEMA’s Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) programs. Since the release of the BRIC and FMA funding details, we’ve been receiving a steady stream of calls with various questions – both from within our organization and from client communities. We have answers to your questions.

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Mat Leclair’s Commitment to Aiding the Next Generation of Professional Engineers

Mat Leclair dedicated more than 10 years helping aspiring engineers pass the Professional Engineering (PE) exam.

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Airport Consultants Council Honors Eric Potts for DEI Contributions

Eric was recognized for his time and dedication to helping the council develop and roll out its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) framework. Eric played an integral role in the ACC’s DEI initiatives, serving as the chair of ACC’s DEI Task Force.

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Construction Management Expands with Two New Hires in the Central Plains

Please welcome Wendy Martin and Brian Swayze, who recently joined the Construction Management group in the Central Plains division.   […]

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Heritage Pump Station Meets Water Needs in South Grand Prairie

Grand Prairie’s new Heritage Pump Station is playing a key role in meeting the City’s water needs. The pump station will help supply additional water in Grand Prairie’s south side, where the City is seeing its largest residential growth.

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Three Planning Projects Win 2023 APA Texas Awards

Three Freese and Nichols projects have won Project of the Year Awards from the American Planning Association – Texas Chapter. These awards strengthen our valuable client relationships, and the diversity of our winning projects shows the wide range of our expertise.

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