D.S. Franks & Associates, Inc.

Civil Engineers & Surface Water Managers

FL Reg. No. 9553

Celebrating our 21st Anniversary 


22,000 Inspections

D.S. Franks & Associates, Inc. is a Florida registered civil engineering firm fully dedicated to the inspection of surface water management systems, which are more commonly known as stormwater drainage systems.

Our specialty is SWFWMD Operation & Maintenance Inspections along with submittal of the certifications and inspection reports necessary to comply with SWFWMD permits. This is the only service we offer and our clients have repeatedly told us that we are the best in our field.

Since we began performing SWFWMD inspections full time, we have completed more than 22,000 inspections and submitted inspection reports and certification forms for more than 5,700 clients.

Our company provides top quality engineering services in the specialized fields of hydraulics and hydrology. Hydraulics involves the behavior of water, both in its static form (standing still) and in its dynamic form (flowing). Hydrology determines the intensity and duration of rainfall events used to develop model storms for designing and analyzing hydraulic systems. A solid background in both fields is necessary for an Engineer to competently perform SWFWMD inspections and prepare the requisite reports and certifications.