The Illinois Urban Manual (IUM) is a technical reference guide for all those involved in soil erosion and sediment control on construction sites in Illinois, including developers, contractors, planners, engineers, government officials, and inspectors.
Remember something helpful from one of our past workshops? Find it here!
A public service announcement from the Macon County MS4 Communities.
In unusual fashion, the Macon County MS4 Work Group brings to you "Virtual Resources for Contractors Workshop" for you and your employees to utilize. In the screens below you will find videos, links and training opportunities from our presenters to share with you and we are grateful for the time each of them took to provide us with key information.
Resource links include presentations/information from:
This virtual event will be published February 1, 2021 and will be available as our annual Contractors Workshop through February 28, 2021. Feel free to share with your employees!
If you have questions regarding any of the resources included in the workshop, please reach out to the presenter or organization themselves. If you have a question specific to a municipality, below are the direct contacts for the respective municipalities:
This is the website for all oversize overweight permits.
If a permit holder has a Limited Continuous Operations permit (seasonal), a free route authorization is available through our sight. This guarantees them safe route that will not damage any structures, fit everywhere and clears all truck restrictions. The site has a GREAT map that shows who has jurisdiction on every road AND the contacts to get local road permits/permission.
As always you can contact us through this webpage, or at email@example.com or 218-785-1477 extension 1.
The presentation above discusses the benefits of "green infrastructure" compared to conventional stormwater management, and how it can be a good alternative to conventional practices as well as how it can reduce nonpoint source pollution in urban environments.
The link above discusses important updates regarding stormwater discharge, the regulations associated with various types of industrial activity, and various other permit related information.
Local pipeline operators are sponsoring a pipeline safety training through Paradigm. You will need to create a username and password. This training offers:
Click the link above to register for an account using the reference code 2020CORE. Once approved, log in and begin your training.
The link above will take you to the schedule for various virtual pipeline trainings intended for contractors, excavators, first responders, and/or public officials. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate and two CEUs.
For questions and inquiries, call:
The video link above, created by Ameren Illinois, talks about the importance of calling 8-1-1 (JULIE) before digging. Calling 8-1-1 can potentially save you from repair costs, legal issues, and a headache. This video discusses the process of calling 8-1-1 from start to finish, and what you should expect after calling. It's free, and it's required by the state of Illinois.
Linn Summers 217-877-1653
Griffin Enyart 217-424-2747
Jennifer Gunter 217 424-1466
Chad Reynolds 217-864-4012