Award-Winning Biosolids Facility Provides Innovative Solution for Wastewater Byproducts

The City of Fort Worth’s new facility incorporates several first-of-its-kind innovations, including the largest rotary drum dryer in the world in a biosolids application.


Weatherford Reuse Project Featured in WE&T Magazine

By adding reuse to its water supply, the city also provides an example of resilience and sustainability.

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Coastal Resiliency: Buzan, Petty Featured on National Podcast

A recent installment of the Environmental Professionals Radio (EPR) podcast showcased the expertise of two Coastal Resiliency specialists from Freese and Nichols. Coastal Scientists, Dave Buzan and Aaron Petty, engaged in a discussion about mussels, underwater exploration, and diverse career trajectories in the aquatic field during the hour-long episode.

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Extending the Lifespan of Oklahoma’s Dams

Freese and Nichols is working with dam owners to protect Oklahoma’s dams from potential failures. We use advanced techniques and technologies to assess, repair and rehabilitate dams across the state.

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Bois d’Arc Lake Water Supply Program Receives National Attention in APWA Reporter Magazine

The crucial new water supply started serving more than 2 million North Texans in spring 2023, ahead of one of the hottest and driest summers on record.

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Coastal Resiliency: Protecting Critical Infrastructure in Florida

Freese and Nichols is helping coastal communities in Florida become more resilient by assessing the climate risks and providing solutions to harden their facilities against future storms. Learn how our experts are creating a road map to resiliency for coastal treatment facilities.

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Transformative Downtown Plan Unites Midlothian’s History, Vision and Community

The City of Midlothian undertook a Downtown Master Plan that provides an overall strategy and guidelines for what future development could look like in the area. This includes addressing the design of building forms, streets, public spaces and branding strategies, coupled with a catalyst-based implementation plan combining market-based and city-based solutions in strategic combinations to build momentum. The goal of the plan was to reset Downtown Midlothian as an economic driver for the community amid transformative growth.

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Coastal Resiliency: Rebuilding Critical Marshes in Louisiana

Coastal marshes are critical to Louisianans’ way of life: generating commercial fishing jobs, providing public recreation areas and shielding communities from storm surge. To protect lives and livelihoods, Freese and Nichols is working with Jefferson Parish to design a 600-acre marsh terrace field in the open waters of Upper Barataria Basin. This will improve coastal resiliency in an area with the highest rate of land loss in Louisiana.

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TWDB Opens Annual Water and Wastewater Funding Opportunities

The Texas Water Development Board has unveiled more funding to support communities in financing their water-related infrastructure projects. Deadlines are in February, March and April. Learn how Freese and Nichols can help.

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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 for January 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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