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Howard J. Hamilton, PE, CFM, CPESC

Director, Civil Engineering

Howard is responsible for wastewater, water, hydraulics, hydrology, forensic engineering investigations and mechanical design/construction projects. As Director of Engineering for EDI, he serves as overall Project Manager and Quality Assurance/Quality Control Manager for all large-scale projects.
Howard’s professional experience includes a lifetime of work with, wastewater treatment facilities; water supply and treatment systems; water collection, storage and distributions systems; stormwater management; hydrology-hydraulics studies associated with floodplain/floodway construction; and, roadway design.
Howard has been a design engineer and project manager for projects of only a few thousand dollars to over $20 million. He has served as the Village Engineer for Braidwood, Frankfort, Manhattan, Sheridan, and Plainfield and as the Chief Subdivision Engineer, Plat Officer, and Stormwater & Floodplain Administrator for Will County.
Howard regularly represents clients when specific concerns regarding water, wastewater, floodplain, or stormwater issues arise. His expertise in water supply knowledge in the region supports his recognition and service on the CMAP Regional Water Supply Planning Group.
As a Village/City/County Engineer for most of his professional life, Howard has had the opportunity to review a wide variety of approaches toward site plan and subdivision design and is well versed in commonly used hydraulic and hydrologic models. He has authored many ordinances, resolutions, and development standards to assist growing communities in developing a quality infrastructure.
Howard is a Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota and North Carolina; a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM); and a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CEPSC).