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Freese and Nichols looks good in blue.

Several Freese and Nichols offices wore blue to call attention to Texas Flood Awareness Week.

Gov. Greg Abbott set aside May 22-26 as Texas marks the second anniversary of the Memorial Day flooding in 2015.

He encouraged people to understand and respect the power of water.

“At this time, I encourage all Texans to be informed and prepared for floods and flash floods to be mindful of signs and barriers warning of flood dangers. Always ‘Turn Around, Don’t Drown’ – you could save your...

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In 2012 my family and I moved into a typical golf course community in Central Texas that was adorned with St. Augustine grass as far you could see. Although it looked nice, the environmentalist in me was almost embarrassed to be moving into an area where more water is spent on watering the lawns than in the individual homes. Central Texas was in the midst of a horrible drought so I couldn’t comprehend spending potable water on grass when our water supply reservoir had only a...

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Freese and Nichols, Inc. would like to thank Eduardo Acosta, P.E., CFM, LEED AP (pictured in the middle below), the former City of Austin Stormwater Pond Safety Program Manager, for the following guest post.

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The City of Austin’s Stormwater Pond Safety Program (SPSP) is recognized as one of the nation’s premier municipal dam safety programs and received the ...

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Tagsstormwater pond safety program, high-hazard dams, dam modernization, Award,

Freese and Nichols is attending the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, May 17-21 in Austin, Texas. We are proud to partner with EWRI as a sponsor for the Municipal Water Infrastructure Symposium on May 21, focused on adaptive management techniques. We invite you to stop by our booth during this event in Lone Star G.

Join us for our presentation at the Congress on Dam Safety in...

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Freese and Nichols is proud to announce that the City of Austin’s Stormwater Pond Safety Program (SPSP) has been honored with a 2013 West Regional Award of Merit from the Association of State Dam Safety Officials

According to the Austin Watershed’s Facebook page, “Over the past ten years, the program has developed requirements and action plans to maintain and modernize the City’s dams.” The...

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