Report illegal stormwater discharges

To report an illegal discharge into a sewer drain or storm drain, report it online through

Access Hayward

You can also call Water Pollution Source Control at 510.881.7900.

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
  • Paint
  • Pesticides and fertilizer
  • Pet waste
  • Grass and yard clipping
  • Trash

The following items harm our Wastewater Treatment process. Please do not flush or pour down the drain:

  • Wipes or towels
  • Diapers
  • Medications
  • Fats, oil and grease
  • Household chemicals