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City of Edmond Projects Gain Spotlight

August 08, 2018

The City of Edmond, Oklahoma, has received a flurry of positive attention.

The City’s projects were featured in several newspaper articles over the summer and earned some award recognition.

The American Public Works Association-Oklahoma Chapter named Edmond’s Northwest Complex Elevated Storage Tower (EST) Project of the Year. Freese and Nichols developed construction plans and specifications, and provided construction phase support services for the 2.0 MG EST. The project previously received the Water for 2060 Excellence Award from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board in 2017. The board commended the team's siting of the new water tower adjacent to an existing storage tank so that usable water could be captured and recirculated when the tower is drained, saving an estimated 1 million gallons of potable water every year. Read the full article here.

In June, The Oklahoman spotlighted the City’s downtown revitalization. Freese and Nichols developed the comprehensive study that’s helping guide the upgrades to create a downtown that is a livable and economically vibrant part of the community. The City also recently accepted the Stephenson Park master plan, which Freese and Nichols developed to preserve the park’s history but also enhance its beauty. Read the full article here.

In July, the Edmond Sun featured several City projects that it partnered with Freese and Nichols on, including evaluation of the Chisholm Creek Lift Station, final design of the Spring Creek Lift Station and the Northwest EST. Read the full article here.