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.
Pollution Hotline Numbers
To report illegal dumping in storm drains, call the Stormwater Utiltity Spill Reporting or Hazardous Waste Hotline number below, or click on our "Submit a Report" button. Common investigations involve:
Stormwater Utility Spill Reporting
Staffed Monday - Friday from 6am - 5pm
Call this number to report potential violations and spills. Automated message forwarding evenings, weekends and holidays
Hazardous Waste Hotline
Staffed Monday - Friday from 8am - 5pm
Call this number to report potential violations and get information about hazardous waste. 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
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