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How Do I Know SWIMS is Qualified to Help Me?

How Do I Know SWIMS is Qualified to Help Me?

Storm water systems that function properly are crucial to keeping our waterways clean and healthy. A knowledgeable and experienced storm water management company will make sure your system runs smoothly, helping you avoid major problems and fines. But how can you identify a qualified storm water...

How Often Do I Need to Change My Stormwater Filter

How Often Do I Need to Change My Stormwater Filter

Functioning properly, your stormwater system keeps harmful pollutants and debris from draining into California’s rivers, lakes and ocean. The storm filter is the powerhouse of the stormwater system, capturing and treating stormwater runoff before it has the chance to enter our waterways. Regular...

Important Storm Water Maintenance Equipment

Important Storm Water Maintenance Equipment

For more than 22 years, SWIMS has been providing comprehensive services and unparalleled expertise in the storm water pollution prevention industry. We’re committed to keeping California’s waterways clean, and your site in compliance with local laws. That means: we know which stormwater...

Keeping Your Site Compliant Post Construction

Keeping Your Site Compliant Post Construction

Keeping your storm water site compliant with numerous local rules and regulations can feel like a full-time job. However, the state of California is strict when it comes to storm water system compliance, and isn’t afraid to issue fines for discrepancies or negligent reporting.  Here’s what you...

Keeping Your Site Compliant During Construction

Keeping Your Site Compliant During Construction

You already have a lot to consider when starting a new construction project: building plans, approvals and permits, finding contractors and sourcing materials. But you also need to make sure your site stays compliant with state-mandated stormwater regulations.  The California Water Board is strict...

Why is My Stormwater System Flooding?

Why is My Stormwater System Flooding?

Flooding in your stormwater system is more than just a headache - it’s a serious problem. It can cause interruptions for your business, have major impacts on your property and neighboring properties, and cost you a lot of money. Flooding is usually caused by one of the following reasons: An...

Trash Capture Device Options for Storm Water Systems

Trash Capture Device Options for Storm Water Systems

When trash enters California waterways via gutters and storm drains, it poses a major threat to aquatic life, wildlife, and public health. For that reason, property owners are responsible for ensuring NO trash is allowed to pass through storm water systems into waterways. There’s a solution:...