Topic: Water Resources

Matthew Giglio Receives TSPE Fort Worth Richard Van Trump Award

Matthew Giglio receives the Van Trump Award, originally instituted in 1971 to recognize an exemplary member for his or her service to the chapter.

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MAAPnext Flood Control Work Yields Next-Generation Management Tools

Next-generation watershed studies through the MAAPnext program have helped produce the nation’s most comprehensive set of flood hazard maps so Harris County communities can better understand and mitigate their risks.

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Mark Evans

Upcoming Deadlines for Texas Water Development Board Funding Opportunities

Three Texas programs are currently accepting funding applications for water and related projects.

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Civil Engineering Magazine Gives Update on Lake Ralph Hall

ASCE’s publication spotlights the new reservoir, owned by the Upper Trinity Regional Water District, which broke ground in 2021. Freese and Nichols is designer for the project’s Leon Hurse Dam along with a raw water intake and pump station.

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Five Projects Win ACEC Awards in TX, GA, OK, NC

Five Freese and Nichols projects have won Engineering Excellence Awards from the state chapters of American Council of Engineering Companies. This is the most Freese and Nichols has ever won in a single year, and three of them will advance to the ACEC national competition.

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FIS Profile Tool for Unsteady HEC-RAS Models Assists MAAPnext Project

Creating a new, improved hydraulic modeling method helped the Harris County Flood Control District meet a tight schedule for delivering a project to FEMA.

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Freese and Nichols, JV Partners Support FEMA on Flood Risk Resilience Under 5-year, $300 million Contract

The Advancing Resilience in Communities Joint Venture (ARC JV) supporting FEMA’s administration of the National Flood Insurance Program taps Freese and Nichols’ expertise in helping communities develop flood resilience.

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Two Projects Honored by APWA Texas

Two Freese and Nichols projects received Project of the Year Awards from the Texas Chapter of the American Public Works Association at its annual conference in Galveston.

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Mark Evans
Hayes McKibben

Almost $10.5M Secured for Clients from Flood Infrastructure Fund

Texas’ Proposition 8, was state constitutional amendment passed to created the Flood Infrastructure Fund (FIF) to assist in financing flood-related projects. Freese and Nichols has served its clients in successfully securing FIF funds for their projects and is prepared to help clients with the details of applications in the future.

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Tricia Hatley

Cook Park Rejuvenates Atlanta’s Historic Westside

Both a stormwater solution and a sorely needed green space, Cook Park combines innovative engineering with acres of amenities to show how creative and sustainable infrastructure solutions can help communities thrive.

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Mark Ickert

Power Line Safety Over Texas Lakes: How to Comply With Reporting Rules

Learn how Freese and Nichols can help in complying with Texas’ reporting rules for utility safety over state lakes.

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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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