Freese and Nichols Adds Blake Cotton to Expand Our Geotechnical Expertise

Freese and Nichols has added Blake Cotton to our water resource design team, where he’ll bring his long experience with soft soil geotechnical engineering to our dams and levees work.

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Taking Water Reuse Mainstream to Help Parched Supplies

Water reuse continues gaining momentum as a crucial component for maintaining adequate supplies. Learn how our David Sloan is a state and national leader on water reuse.

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Lee B. Freese Excellence in Mentoring Award: Coy Veach

A big congratulations to Coy Veach for receiving the Lee B. Freese Excellence in Mentoring Award! Coy’s humility, generosity, and wisdom have guided countless professionals on their journey.

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Julie Huerta

How to Get Started on Your AWIA Risk and Emergency Updates

Learn how our water and wastewater engineers can help water systems comply with upcoming five-year deadlines for recertifying their risk and resilience assessments and emergency response plans as required under the America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) of 2018.

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John Kilpatrick Turnpike Project Wins ACPA Award

The John Kilpatrick Turnpike Protected Turnaround project has been honored with the prestigious Gold Award from the Oklahoma/Arkansas chapter of the American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA). This accolade recognizes exceptional work in the Municipal category for projects less than 30,000 square yards.

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Ron Lemons

Leaders and Legacies: Bob Thompson

An internationally recognized dam engineer, Bob Thompson also set an example as a leader who taught younger colleagues how to coach staff and grow as managers.

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Meet Our New Principals and Associates

Freese and Nichols has elected 12 new Principals and 28 new Associates. Principals and Associates are leaders of the firm who have made proven contributions in technical expertise, business development and management. Together, they represent 17 different offices across the firm.

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Ian Taylor Selected for Baldrige Executive Fellows Program

Ian Taylor, our Strategic Services Director, has been accepted into the 2024 Cohort of Baldrige Fellows, a year-long leadership development initiative. The program provides senior executives with a broader perspective on achieving performance excellence within their organizations. Ian is committed to leveraging the insights from the Baldrige Program to enhance the ongoing success of Freese and Nichols.

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The 1930s: Still Delivering Through the Great Depression

Despite the challenges of the Great Depression, Freese and Nichols continued to serve communities across New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas, embracing innovation and honoring the retirement of the firm’s founder, Major John Hawley.

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Thomas Haster

Connect With Us at Texas Water 2024

Join our experts at Texas Water 2024 in Fort Worth, TX. We look forward to seeing you!

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Trooper Smith
Craig Wells

Connect With Us at the 2024 Florida Water Resources Conference

Our Florida water/wastewater experts are presenting four breakout sessions on PFAS solutions, navigating SB64 challenges and more.

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Then and Now: Engineering Places to Play

Here’s a look at our work on a Major League Baseball stadium and an innovative landfill-turned-soccer-complex.

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