Report Illegal Discharges (Dumping) in Stormwater Facilities
In Thurston County it is illegal to dump or spill anything but rain water, with certain limited exceptions, into a storm drainage facility. According to Ordinance 14404, a person or business that discharges pollutants into a storm drainage facility could be charged with a misdemeanor and fined up to $1,000 per violation and/or imprisonment of up to 90 days.
For information about safely disposing of hazardous wastes, click here.
Reporting an Incident by Phone
To report illegal dumping in storm drains, call the Stormwater Utility Spill Reporting or Hazardous Waste numbers below, or click on our "Submit a Report" button. Common investigations involve:
Stormwater Utility Spill Reporting
Call this number to report potential dumping violations and spills.
Hazardous Waste Reporting
Call this number to report potential dumping violations and get information about hazardous waste. Staffed Monday - Friday from 8am - 5pm. Automated information evenings, weekends and holidays
Department of Ecology
Emergency Spill Hotline
Call this number for large-scale spills
360-407-6300 or call 911
|File an online report of spills or illegal dumping in storm facilities|
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