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Report Illegal Dumping and Spills


TO REPORT ILLEGAL DUMPING OR A SPILL:

Call 1-800-NO DUMPING (1-800-663-8674)


We need your help to stop illegal dumping. 

Only clean water is allowed to flow freely into a storm drain. Wash waters, sewage, automotive fluids, construction materials, paint, trash, sediment, and food wastes are all prohibited from flowing into a storm drain. Illegal dumping is punishable by up to $10,000 and up to six months in jail. Reporting illegal dumping and discharges helps keep our local waterways pristine for all of us to enjoy.

When to make a report

  • illegal dumpingWhen you see someone illegally dumping anything into the storm drain, waterways or on land.
  • When you notice unusual odors on or near the storm drain.
  • When you find dumped waste on or near the storm drain.
  • When the drainage system has unusually large flows during dry periods.