TxDOT Certified SBE

OEI is officially a TxDOT certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE)!  This certification is added to our VA SDVOSB status and our State of Texas HUB firm status.  For our certificate, please go to our Certifications page.

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Emergency Action Plans for Dams and Levees

Texas has approximately 7,500 non-federally owned dams; nearly 1,000 are classified "high-hazard," approximately 750 are "significant hazard," and the balance is deemed "low hazard."  Back in 2009, the State enacted legislation requiring owners of "high" and "significant hazard" dams to…

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USACE ECSO Win

After serving our federal government for over a decade as a subconsultant and as a prime on several single issue contracts, OEI was awarded our first long-term (5-year) IDIQ contract in 2015.  The AE $15M capacity contract was issued by…

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Strategic regulatory permitting. What is it?

"Strategic regulatory permitting" is a phrase OEI adopted to describe our ability to streamline the often hairy environmental regulatory permitting approval process.  Because OEI has been focused on solving water issues for 30 years, we have developed efficiencies in streamlining the permitting processes and…

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