Report illegal stormwater discharges
To report an illegal discharge into a sewer drain or storm drain, report it online through
You may also report an illegal discharge into a sewer drain or storm drain by calling:
- 510.881.7900 (Water Pollution Source Control) between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. weekdays.
- 510.293.7000 (Police Department non-emergency line) all other times.
The following items are toxic to our bay. Please keep them away from your stormdrain.
- Motor oil
- Household chemicals and cleaning products, including soap to wash cars and dishes
- Pesticides and fertilizer
- Pet waste
- Grass and yard clipping
The following items harm our Wastewater Treatment process. Please do not flush or pour down the drain:
- Wipes or towels
- Fats, oil and grease
- Household chemicals