Our Services


Whether your project involves the design of complicated infrastructure or the construction of a single lot building site, Stormwater Management is a vital component.  From management of flooding concerns at a community and neighborhood level to the hydraulic analysis of interstate highway bridges, HCE provides practical, sustainable solutions designed to fit our client’s unique scope and budget.  Our firm combines in-depth knowledge of the drainage patterns, soil types, and challenges specific to Northeastern Illinois together with decades of experience and relationship building with state and local experts and permitting agencies to deliver results.




  • Detention/Retention Pond Design
  • Grading and Building Permits
  • Floodplain Modelling and Permitting
  • Urban and Rural Drainage Systems
  • Flooding Investigations
  • Grant Funding
  • Flood Mitigation Projects
  • Hydrologic and Hydraulic Modeling and Design
  • Scour Analyses
  • Ordinance Development
  • Erosion Control
  • Soil and Water Pollution Prevention Plans and Inspection Reports
  • Development of Site-Specific Best Management Practices
  • Regional Detention
  • Groundwater Studies and Analysis
  • State and Federal Permitting