Water and Wastewater Planning

Water and Wastewater Planning

Freese and Nichols has one of the largest groups of professionals dedicated to water and wastewater system modeling and master planning. We’ve completed a wide range of master plans, regulatory assistance services, and asset management implementations. As a result, we can provide a big-picture view of your systems to prioritize your solutions, maximize existing infrastructure, and optimize your budget. Our solutions enable you to implement long-term solutions while being good stewards of financial resources.

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Specific Services

Comprehensive Master Planning
  • Strategic planning
  • Water, wastewater and reclaimed water system modeling
  • Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) prioritization, development and tracking
  • Operational assistance
  • Pressure plane delineation
  • Energy analysis optimization
  • CMOM planning and implementation
  • Infiltration/inflow studies
Water Quality
  • Groundwater rule planning
  • Water quality modeling
  • Unidirectional flushing programs
  • Nitrification investigation
  • Water quality assessments
  • Water age management
  • Alternative disinfection strategies
Business Solutions
  • Regulatory assistance
  • Impact fee programs
  • Comprehensive rate studies
  • Desktop rate reviews
  • Organizational and operational benchmarking
  • Development agreements
  • State Revolving Fund (SRF) project assistance
  • Stakeholder engagement

Featured Projects

  • Interceptor Condition Assessment Program, City of Fort Worth, Texas (pictured)
  • Water/Wastewater Master Plan Phase 2 and Reuse Master Plan Update, City of Frisco, Texas
  • Water Infrastructure Plan, San Antonio Water System, Texas
  • Distribution Water Quality Evaluation, North Texas Municipal Water District
  • Comprehensive Wastewater Collection System Assessment, City of Dallas, Texas
  • Wastewater Modeling Study, City of Durham, North Carolina
  • Crosstown Tunnel Basin Sanitary Sewer Evaluation Study, City of Austin, Texas
  • Wastewater System Modeling and Master Planning, City of Houston, Texas
  • Water and Wastewater Impact Fee Update, City of Fort Worth, Texas
  • Asset Inventory and Management Project, Trinity River Authority, Texas
  • Deer Creek and Chisholm Creek Wastewater Treatment Master Plan, City of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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