Media Type: Blog Posts

Chuck Gilman

Delivering an Increasing Project Workload with Limited Resources

Supplementing your city or county workforce with outside staff dedicated to completing specific programs can offer a workable, scalable and affordable solution for managing an increasing project workload. We can show you how.

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City of Celina Earns iSWM Gold

Freese and Nichols worked with the City of Celina to help it earn the highest level of certification currently awarded by the NCTCOG.

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Jessica Brown

New Law Sets Early 2022 Deadline for All Texas Water Utilities

Learn more about Texas’ new requirement that water utilities develop plans to keep their services operating during an extended power outage.

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Ashley Poe

Flood Awareness: Public Resources

To better plan and prepare for flooding events, it is important to be aware of available resources. Our stormwater group […]

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Krista Melnar

Flood Awareness: The Power of Water

May marks Flood Awareness Month in Oklahoma, and May 24-28 marks Flood Awareness Week in Texas. Earlier this year, Georgia recognized […]

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Craig Wells

Sea Level Impact Projection Studies: What They Are and What They Aren’t

A new Florida law will require public entities to conduct Sea Level Impact Projection (SLIP) studies ahead of coastal building projects that use state funding. Here are some key guidelines for planning such projects.

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Craig Wells

How Investments in Climate Resiliency Can Pay Off Later

It’s estimated that for every $1 spent on pre-disaster mitigation or hardening measures, a utility can save $4 to $36 in post-event recovery and replacement costs.

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Craig Wells

How to Assess Your Infrastructure To Be Climate Resilient

For water and wastewater utilities along the coasts, it’s not a matter of whether storm surge will impact infrastructure but when. Now is the time to assess facilities’ ability to withstand storms.

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Jordan Skipwith

Climate and Drought Outlook for the United States

Temperatures and precipitation will be above normal for much of the United States during March 2021, according to the NOAA Climate Prediction Center.

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Jordan Skipwith

Current Drought Conditions in the United States

Drought conditions have slightly declined across the United States this past month. Here are details for states across the Southwest and Southeast.

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Jennifer Wasinger

Public Entities in Oklahoma Urged to Report Storm Damage to Help Access Recovery Funding

Additionally, local governments have access to low-interest loans from Oklahoma State Revolving Funds to pay for the restoration of vital water and wastewater infrastructure,

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Mark Evans

FEMA to Introduce New Revolving Loan Program with STORM Act

This program, for which Congress has appropriated $100 million for each of fiscal years 2022 and 2023, is modeled after the highly successful Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds.

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