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Water/Wastewater Engineer Drew Hardin Joins Freese and Nichols in Central Texas

May 10, 2017

Drew Hardin, P.E., has joined Freese and Nichols as an Associate in the Central Texas Treatment, Transmission and Utilities Group in Austin. Drew's experience in water and wastewater infrastructure — specifically master planning, large-diameter sewers and transmission mains, lift stations and rehabilitation projects — will help serve our clients throughout Central and South Texas.

“Drew’s excellent leadership skills and his wide knowledge about water and wastewater infrastructure make it clear he will be an asset to our team,” said Brian Coltharp, president and CEO of Freese and Nichols. “This experience, combined with his familiarity with the region and his passion for serving clients, is a great combination that will help our clients find solutions to their growing infrastructure demands.”

Drew brings more than 26 years of experience in progressive planning and design, having managed a variety of large civil infrastructure projects across the state. Most recently, he was vice president for a national engineering firm, where he served as regional director over six offices along Texas’ Interstate 35 corridor. Earlier in his career, while working for the Lower Colorado River Authority, he oversaw the planning for over 30 water and wastewater systems throughout the Colorado River Basin.

Drew earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, and was recently recognized as a distinguished alumnus by being inducted into the Texas Tech Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy. He is a professional member of the American Water Works Association and the Water Environment Foundation and is an active member of his church community.