The University of Iowa

Services NOT included in the project management fee

What to Expect: Design & Construction will provide experienced design project management and construction management to lead capital project for both the Campus and UIHC from a customer’s vision through construction completion.  We will work diligently to complete each project on time and within budget while maintain the highest level of quality.

Environmental Services


Responsible for enforcement of Clean Air Act Regulations that govern renovation or demolition activities that could disturb asbestos containing building materials. Duties include:

  • Sampling/Asbestos Surveys
  • Remediation Oversight
  • Clearance sampling
  • Training
  • Recordkeeping
  • Outreach

Indoor Air Quality

First Stage Investigation of Indoor Air Quality complaints, including air sampling, occupant interviews and evaluation of identified spaces.

  • Particulate sampling
  • Moisture detection


Compliance with Safe Lead Work Practices under OSHA lead in construction practices 29 CRF 1926.2 and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) disposal requirements for lead hazardous wastes.


Sampling of Radon levels in university occupied buildings.

Storm Water Quality

The Clean Water Act requires a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit to be able to discharge storm water from the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) into waterways. The University of Iowa is required to maintain the permit. To maintain the permit, the program requires several techniques to reduce the amount of pollutants discharge, protect water quality and satisfy water quality requirements of the Clean Water Act.

Compliance with Storm Water discharge permitting/NPDES, SWPPP’s (Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans).

  • Review and approve site plans.
  • Construction site monitoring.
  • SWPPP compliance.
  • Outreach and education.

Storm Water Pollution Prevention & Management

  • Public Education and Outreach on Storm Water Impacts
  • Public Involvement and Participation
  • Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination
  • Construction Site Storm Water Runoff Control
  • Post-construction Storm Water Management
  • Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping
Design Fee

The project management fee does not include:

  • Design fees for the project provided by house design staff.
  • Design fees for the project provided by design professionals.
  • Work performed outside the Design Services listed above.
Other Printing, permit fees or construction costs (internal or external).