Pressure Washing and Surface Cleaning
Mobile cleaning and pressure washing related business need to be aware that the discharge of pollutants from washing activities into storm drains or into surrounding waterways is prohibited by local, state, and federal laws. Wash water from cleaning activities may contain significant quantities of oil, grease, dirt, detergents, acid solutions, solvents, and metals, and could potentially be discharged into local waterways within Madera County. In order to minimize the discharge of these pollutants, mobile cleaning businesses need to employ various Best Management Practices (BMPs) while conducting cleaning operations. The BMPs provided below are broken up into categories based on the type of mobile cleaning being conducted. For more information regarding the BMPs provided please visit the California Stormwater Quality Association website (CASQA.org).