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With the recent storms in the southwest United States, many of the regional lakes are at or above capacity, including in the North Texas Region. Water is being released from lakes at a higher rate than normal, which may potentially cause river flooding downstream. Municipalities and communities may need to warn residents and business owners in flood-prone areas in a timely manner for public safety. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

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Last week Dallas' Trinity River remained high after heavy rainfall and flooding in the city and across Texas.

River flooding occurs when rivers rise and overflow their banks, inundating areas that are normally dry. Understanding flood hazards and knowing the actions to take before, during, and afterwards can help you protect your life, the lives of your loved ones, and your property. Prepare by visiting 

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Fort Worth residents attended a public meeting Monday June 1, covering the City’s Floodplain Management Plan. The meeting, covered by WFAA News, came after May topped the record books as Texas’ wettest month ever.

Residents discussed needs for improved drainage in areas that flooded during last month’s rain. The public meeting was one of the first steps for the public planning program, led by the City of Fort Worth’s...

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Congratulations to Evan Burn (top left), Stormwater, Dallas, who became a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM), and to Rolando Ayala (top right), Water Resources, Houston, who became a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.). Rolando joined four others who also received their P.E.s – Olivia Kerss, Transmission and Utilities, Fort Worth, Adam Payne, Construction Services, Dallas, Chris Poteet, Construction Services, Dallas, and Ryan Ramsey, Transmission and Utilities, Fort Worth....

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Lesley Brooks, P.E., CFM, ENV SP, Stormwater Engineer in Freese and Nichols’ Dallas office, is presenting at the Association of State Floodplain Managers 2015 Conference, taking place May 31-June 5 in Atlanta. Lesley’s presentation “Water Quality in Your Street Design” will be on Tuesday, June 2 at 11:30 a.m. as part of the ‘Stormwater Case Studies at the Street Level’ track. View her ...

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