Milano and Grunloh Engineers, LLC is a locally owned and operated consulting company, providing complete Civil Engineering, Construction and Surveying Services to Effingham County and the surrounding areas since 1979.

Our services include Illinois Professional Engineering and Land Surveying, as well as, complete Civil, Municipal, Transportation and Environmental Engineering Services. We also provide a broad range of construction layout, testing and surveying services. Our greatest asset is our ability to work closely with our clients throughout the project and to develop long term relationships with those clients.

We take pride in being a local company employing local people, while working together with our clients as a team.

Milano & Grunloh Engineers is a local Professional Engineering Company that can provide planning and engineering to assist in building your project. Milano & Grunloh Engineers uses its expertise and experience to assist you in completing your project on-time and in-budget.

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AGING INFRASTRUCTURE - Watermains & Sanitary Sewer

Does your Municipality still utilize old cast iron watermains, and experience numerous leaks every year? 
Does your Municipal sewage collection system experience large amounts of infiltration flooding residential basements?
If so, contact Milano & Grunloh Engineers, LLC to assist your Municipality in securing grant funding to update or replace your aging systems, as well as completing all permitting, bid documents, construction engineering, etc. to ensure a successful project.

Aging water and sewer systems are not only detrimental to the health of the general public, they can also hinder the abilities of Emergency  Personnel such as firefighters to   effectively perform their duties.  
Milano & Grunloh Engineers, LLC has worked with multiple Municipalities and Water Districts over the last 15 years to help secure over $30 Million in DCEO grant funds and over $100 Million in USDA Rural Development loans and grant funds to help Municipalities update or replace aging water and sewer systems

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Are you planning to complete any construction in the near future? If so, the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Storm Water Program requires construction sites disturbing more than one acre of land to obtain an NPDES Permit and to develop a customized Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) for your construction site.
it sets limits on what can be discharged to a stream, river, or lake for a period of five years. The first step in obtaining an NPDES Permit is developing and submitting a SWPPP. The SWPPP is the most important requirement of the NPDES General Permit and is required for and must be tailored to each construction site. It must identify potential sources of pollution, as well as describe and ensure the implementation of Best Management Practices. A copy of the SWPPP must be retained at the construction site from the date of project initiation to the date of final stabilization.
The second step is submitting a Notice of Intent (NOI) for General Permit to Discharge Storm Water Associated with Construction 30 days prior to the start of construction. Filing fees vary depending on the size of the construction site. Sub-mission of the filing fee and an electronic submission of the SWPPP for Initial Permit must be made prior to the NOI being considered complete for coverage by the ILR10 General Permits.

Upon completion of the project, the permittee must submit a Notice of Termination (NOT) to the IEPA after the land disturbing activities are complete and the site has been stabilized.  The United State EPA considers that a site has been stabilized when all land distrubing activities are complete and a uniform perennial vegatative cover with a density of 70% of the cover for unpaved areas and ares not covered by permanent structures has been established or equivalent permanent stabilization measures have been used.

Milano & Grunloh Engineers, LLC has vast experience in navigating the NPDES permit process and developing Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans.  Give us a call to help with your next project.

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