SOIL / WATER / AIR PROTECTION ENTERPRISE | Santa Monica and Orange County CA
Technical Consultation, Data Analysis and Litigation Support for the Environment.

SWAPE has provided technical assistance and a variety of consulting and engineering services to many public water utilities and legal counsel concerning contamination of groundwater and surface water by chemical such as MTBE, 1,2,3-TCP, atrazine, hexavalent chromium, PCE and TCE, nitrates, and other compounds. We have experience working with water utilities to understand the complexities of the contamination, available treatment technologies, and legal issues concerning potential litigation for recovery of costs for treatment.

SWAPE has provided consulting services related to cost recovery litigation for water utilities throughout the United States. We work closely with respected engineering firms that specialize in treatment systems design, engineering, and construction. We also work closely with a respected, affiliated engineering firm that specializes in treatment systems design, engineering, and construction. SWAPE also has experience conducting cost estimates for remediation of water resources contaminants.

SWAPE is among few consulting firms or other private, non-profit, or governmental entities in the nation that has extensively evaluated emerging contaminants issues concerning surface water and groundwater resources on a national level. Our broad understanding of the nature, extent, emergence, and effects of a widening range of contaminants on our water resources has provided us with practical knowledge and experience that is critical for providing guidance to water purveyors that are experiencing problems with a variety of contaminants. We are currently providing technical assistance to clients on projects involving recently-emerging contaminants in water resources, such as PFOA and PFOS, 1,4-dioxane, and others.