Dumping waste into storm drains, ditches or waterways contaminates drinking water supplies, recreational areas, and wildlife habitat.

Plus, it is ILLEGAL!

Cleanup efforts cost millions of tax dollars each year.

If you see illegal dumping, report it right away. You will help prevent further water contamination and reduce potential clean up costs.

To report illegal dumping call:

MDEQ 24 Hour Pollution Emergency Alert System 800-292-4706

For hazardous or flammable spills call 9-1-1 immediately.

If the situation is not an emergency, HRWC can help you find the proper contact in the state or local government.  Please email webmaster@hrwc.org with these concerns.