Program Management

Program Management

Articles 05-01-2016

Program Management is typically defined as managing multiple projects for the purpose of meeting a common goal, and, while it may take on many different forms, there is a common process involved. At the programming level, ...

Halff Associates Announces Hiring of Russell Zapalac as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Press Releases 04-20-2016

RICHARDSON, Texas – Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture firms, is pleased to announce the hiring ...

Halff Associates Announces Hiring of Bud Melton as Special Projects Manager

Press Releases 04-04-2016

RICHARDSON, Texas – Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, announces today that the firm has hired W.J. “Bud” Melton to our Richardson office. Bud will help foster new ...

James Shanks Joins Halff as VP for Land and Site Development

Press Releases 03-09-2016

HOUSTON, Texas – Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, announces today that the firm has hired James Shanks, PE, to our Houston office as Vice President. Joining us with ...

Halff Presentations at Texas Water

Articles 03-01-2016

Texas Water 2016 Coming in April Texas Water 2016 – the premier conference for water industry experts throughout the state – is set for April 19-22 at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Presented by the Texas section of the American Water Works Association (TAWWA) and the Water Environment Association of […] ...

Halff Sponsors, Volunteers at MATHCOUNTS

Inside Halff 02-16-2016

Halff was a sponsor of the annual MATHCOUNTS Competition hosted by the TSPE Dallas Chapter, held Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Southern Methodist University. MATHCOUNTS is a nationwide program that promotes math excellence for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. It is a math skills coaching program based on higher […] ...
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Historic Preservation

Articles 02-01-2016

Historic buildings contribute significantly to the character of a city, and public officials have recognized that these structures enhance the identity and uniqueness of the community. Preservation is a key strategy for economic development, urban revitalization and sustainable development. Because historic ...

Halff Named One of Top 100 Places to Work in Dallas and Austin

Press Releases 01-07-2016

RICHARDSON, Texas - Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading full-service engineering/architecture consulting firms, announced today that it ...
Social Media

Use of Social Media

Articles 01-01-2016

How to engage customers on social media continues to be a question for engineers and utilities. As you can see from the graphic below, social media continues to grow, and customers engage on it every day. Social networks have grown from being used primarily by millennials to now professionals interacting on them to develop ...

Halff Named to the SMU Cox Dallas 100 for Tenth Year

Press Releases 11-12-2015

RICHARDSON, Texas - Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading full-service engineering/architecture consulting firms, announced today that it ...
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Corrosion Protection for Treatment Plants

Articles 11-01-2015

Ben Franklin told us that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” and as usual he was right. Corrosion in general is an issue that could end up breaking your bank, so you need experts who have done the research and can give ...

Halff Expands Shreveport Office and Adds New Branch Manager

Press Releases 10-13-2015

SHREVEPORT, Louisiana (October 13, 2015) – Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading full-service engineering/architecture consulting firms, announces the expansion of its Shreveport office and a new location at 401 Market Street, ...

Asset Data Collection

Articles 10-01-2015

How many times have you heard “but that’s the way we’ve always done it?” That phrase is becoming obsolete with the advent of ever-changing technology, and Halff is at the forefront of developing real-time solutions for real-world issues. ...

Edward Herolt Attends Ribbon Cutting for Bexar County Bulverde Road Project

Inside Halff 09-22-2015

On September 17, Bexar County held a ribbon cutting ceremony for our Bulverde Road Phase V project. In attendance was Bexar County Commissioner Kevin Wolff, Bexar County Engineer Services Manager David R. Wegmann, Halff Project ...

Michael Fallon Elected to National Waterways Conference Executive Committee

Inside Halff 09-22-2015

Michael Fallon was nominated and recently elected during the Annual Meeting to serve on the National Waterways Conference’s nine member Executive ...

Bringing Information to Your Doorstep

Articles 09-01-2015

A full-service engineering consulting firm. What does that mean to you? At Halff, we take pride in offering professional services in numerous disciplines, providing a one-stop shop for many types of projects. However, meeting the standard of full service means much more to Halff than preparing plans and specs. When you need ...

Adriel Garcia Receives Certifications

Inside Halff 08-03-2015

Congratulations go to Adriel Garcia of our Environmental team, as he recently received two certifications from the National Registry of Environmental Professionals. He is now a Registered Environmental Manager (REM) and a Certified Safety ...
Tunnel Profile

Trenchless Technology Tunneling Methods

Articles 08-01-2015

Tunneling vs. Traditional Installing an underground pipeline is a major undertaking, regardless of the size of the pipeline or the size of the city. Traditional methods of open cut or cut and cover are appropriate and cost-effective for shallow depths less than 25 feet and if there is adequate space […] ...

Fort Worth Intern Kitt Crabb Wins Scholarship

Inside Halff 07-24-2015

Congratulations to our Fort Worth intern Kitt Crabb on winning a $1500 scholarship from Tarrant County ACEC through its intern essay contest! ...

Halff Associates Announces Hiring Tim Bargainer and Brian Binkowski

Press Releases 07-13-2015

AUSTIN, Texas (July 13, 2015) – Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), announces the hiring of Tim Bargainer, PLA, ASLA, CLARB, and Brian Binkowski, ASLA, PLA, for the firm’s Landscape Architecture and Planning Department in Austin. Mr. Bargainer ...

Halff Associates Announces Hiring of Ben Cernosek, PE

Press Releases 07-09-2015

RICHARDSON, Texas (July 9, 2015) – Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, is proud to announce ...
Chesapeake Learning Center

Smart Water Irrigation Systems and The Benefits of Using Native/Adapted Landscaping

Articles 07-01-2015

Selecting the right plants to enhance a street or building project can have long-lasting impacts on maintenance efforts and cost. ...

Halff Wins Zweig Group 2015 Hot Firm Award

Inside Halff 06-25-2015

Halff has been awarded a spot on the The Zweig Group Hot Firm List! This award recognizes the 100 fastest-growing architecture, engineering, planning, ...

Lynn Lovell Receives Distinguished Engineers Award

Inside Halff 06-24-2015

Lynn Lovell, PE., D.WRE, CFM, of our Fort Worth office was awarded by the Texas Engineering Foundation as one of the 2015 Distinguished Engineers ...
Bioswale

The Benefits and Challenges of Going Green

Articles 06-01-2015

Sustainability… Green Infrastructure… Low Impact Development... All of these terms express a common goal: infrastructure that is environmentally-friendly, cost-effective, and integrates with the longterm quality of life goals of the community. Water ...

Halff Associates Promotes Mark Edwards to Management Team

Press Releases 05-18-2015

RICHARDSON, Texas (May 18, 2015) – Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, has announced the promotion of Mark Edwards, Halff’s Vice President of Oil and Gas Services, to the firm’s ...

Halff Associates Announces Central Texas Promotions

Press Releases 05-15-2015

AUSTIN, Texas (May 15, 2015) – Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, announces the promotions of Michael Moya, PE, CFM, and Todd Jackson, PE. ...

Phillip Applebaum Speaks at Cannon Elementary

Inside Halff 05-14-2015

Phillip Applebaum of our MEP Engineering team spoke to students at Grapevine’s Cannon Elementary STEM School on Young Engineers Night, showing how electrical engineering is a part of their everyday life. ...

Marine Creek Corridor Park Ribbon Cutting

Inside Halff 05-06-2015

City of Fort Worth Parks & Community Services Director Richard Zavala kicked off the “ribbon cutting” for our Marine Creek Corridor Park project….except the “ribbon cutting” was actually the casting of a fishing line into the pond. The project includes Buck Sansom Park, Marine Creek Linear Park North, Marine Creek […] ...

Tony Almeida Wins Reinhart-Kuhlmann Award

Inside Halff 05-04-2015

Congratulations to Tony Almeida for receiving the Reinhart – Kuhlmann Award for his voluntary standards work over the past 25 years on American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) F17 plastic pipe committees. ...

NEPA and the Keys to Environmental Clearance for Your Project

Articles 05-01-2015

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) was signed into law on Jan. 1, 1970, to protect, maintain, and enhance the environment amid concerns that human actions were negatively affecting the environment. NEPA requires federal agencies ...

MLK/Cedar Crest Gateway Ribbon Cutting

Inside Halff 04-28-2015

Many were in attendance at the ribbon cutting for our MLK/Cedar Crest Gateway project ribbon cutting in Dallas! The heavily symbolic monument celebrates the South Dallas and Oak Cliff communities, as well as the Trinity Forest. Halff services for the project included landscape architecture, water resources, ...

Jennifer Ramos Joins Halff Associates as Business Development Manager in San Antonio

Press Releases 04-13-2015

Jennifer Ramos Joins Halff Associates as Business Development Manager in San Antonio SAN ANTONIO, Texas (April 13, 2015) ...

AIA Retrospect Exhibit 2015

Inside Halff 04-09-2015

Halff’s creative minds were at it again! Members of the Architecture and Landscape Architecture teams put their heads together to design an exhibition piece for AIA Dallas’ annual Retrospect Exhibition at NorthPark Center. ...

Using Creativity to Achieve Client Goals and Project Success

Articles 04-01-2015

The design and construction of linear projects, right-of-way (ROW) acquisition, environmental assessments, and many other types of engineering projects all have something in common – a tremendous number of moving parts. ...

How SUE Helps Minimize Construction Issues

Articles 03-01-2015

Here’s a recent news report we all want to avoid: “The City of Frisco has shut down all work by contractors installing fiber optic cable in several Frisco neighborhoods after crews cut six natural gas lines in the past month.” ...

Halff Associates Names New Vice Presidents

Press Releases 02-24-2015

Halff Associates Names New Vice Presidents - Professionals recognized for exemplary performance and contributions to the firm ...

How Great Utility Coordination Leads to Project Success

Articles 02-01-2015

Infrastructure projects are on the rise as the Texas economy grows. To maximize project dollars, utility coordination is essential on most projects – from local site developments to major transportation projects. ...

Resolving Right-of-Way Issues

Articles 01-01-2015

What is ROW & Why Is It Important? Rights of way (ROW) are generally defined as the right of a person or entity to use the land of another in a particular project alignment. (Most agencies consider a right of way to be an easement.) ...

Wetlands & Waterways – Navigating Federal Policy under the Clean Water Act

Articles 12-01-2014

Section 404 – What Is It & Why Is It Important to Your Project? In 1972, Section 404 of the Clean Water Act established a program to regulate the placement of dredged or fill material into waters of the United States. ...

Ensure That Environmental Issues Don’t Delay Your Projects

Articles 11-01-2014

Did you know that Texas is home to 52 native freshwater mussel species that are a critical component of a healthy aquatic ecosystem? Mussels serve as water quality indicators and provide an important food source for other organisms. ...

The Importance of Rehabilitation and Replacement of Water/Wastewater Lines

Articles 10-01-2014

Buried Below the Surface... lie miles upon miles of pipe, conveying clean drinking water to our homes and businesses and carrying wastewater away. ...

Effective Communication with the Public

Articles 09-01-2014

What Is Public Participation? Public participation means involving those affected by a decision in the decision-making process. It includes the understanding that the public’s contribution will ultimately influence decisions. Public participation (also called public involvement) can be put into action in various ways: public ...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Texas Regional Stormwater Conference
New Braunfels, Texas
Jan. 23, 2019
Visit our booth!

Water for Texas 2019 Conference
Austin, Texas
Jan. 23 – 25, 2019

AIA Dallas Small Firms Roundtable: Trails and Streetscapes
Dallas, Texas
Feb. 7, 2019

10th Annual Northeast Tarrant Transportation Summit
Hurst, Texas
Feb. 8, 2019

Focus North Texas Conference
Irving, Texas
Feb. 8, 2019

National Waterways Conference Legislative Summit
Washington, D.C.
March 4 – 6, 2019

Texas Water Conservation Association Annual Convention
Lost Pines, Texas
March 6 – 8, 2019

Texas Water Conservation Association Texas Water Day
Washington, D.C.
March 19 – 21, 2019

Texas ASLA State Conference
Irving, Texas
April 24 – 26, 2019

EarthX Expo
Dallas, Texas
April 25 – 28, 2019

APWAOK/OWEA Spring Tech Conference
Norman, Oklahoma
May 20 – 22, 2019