SWIS Facility/Site Search

The Solid Waste Information System (SWIS) facility database contains information on solid waste facilities, operations, and disposal sites throughout the State of California. The types of facilities found in this database include landfills, transfer stations, material recovery facilities, composting sites, transformation facilities, waste tire sites, and closed disposal sites. For each facility, the database contains information about location, owner, operator, facility type, regulatory and operational status, authorized waste types, local enforcement agency and inspection and enforcement records.







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SWIS Data File (MS Excel, 2 MB) Includes basic information on each facility in the database including site, enforcement agency, operator, land owner, throughput, capacity, acreage, permit date, waste types, activity type, regulatory status and operational status. This file is updated every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6:00 a.m. The data dictionary includes a description of each of the data fields.

Excel Display Note: In some instances the client workbook display will not be maximized within the Excel container. When this happens you will not see the multiple sheets contained within the workbook. To maximize the workbook, double click on the workbook header.

SWIS GIS Data File (Text, 1 MB) This delimited text file is designed for inclusion into GIS software as a data table. Includes basic information on each facility in the database including site, enforcement agency, operator, activity type, regulatory status, operational status and latitude/longitude coordinates. The source latitude/longitude coordinates are geographic decimal degrees (GCS_North_American_1983). This file is updated every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6:00 a.m. The data dictionary includes a description of each of the data fields.