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To serve the expanding need for water/wastewater planning in Central Texas, and to assist clients statewide in their activities with state regulatory agencies, Mike Morrison, P.E., BCEE, has relocated to Freese and Nichols’ Austin office. Morrison serves as a principal and vice president of Freese and Nichols, Inc., and is a recognized expert in the field of water/wastewater utilities.
Morrison is an authority on the Safe Water Act and Clean Water Act compliance requirements for treatment facilities, and he has conducted a multitude of treatment plant designs and assessments, including studies on water reuse.
“Mike's presence in Austin boosts our service to clients all over the state,” said Mike Nichols, P.E., senior vice president and Freese and Nichols' central region manager. “Mike brings expertise in traditional and emerging water/wastewater specialties.”
Morrison is a registered professional engineer in Texas and seven other states, and is board-certified as an environmental engineer by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington, where he chairs the advisory board for the College of Engineering. Morrison has 35 years of experience specializing in water planning and design of water and wastewater treatment facilities, pipelines and pump stations.
In addition to his work as a professional engineer, Morrison is an accomplished author, presenting papers and writing articles for the major water and wastewater professional organizations in Texas. He is a contributing author to the textbook Wastewater Treatment Plants: Planning, Design and Operation. Morrison has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, where he teaches graduate level water and wastewater treatment courses. He also serves as an instructor for the University’s Short Course Series on Water and Wastewater Treatment Design.