Illegal dumping

Call your local police department to report illegal dumping activities.

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Bay Area Regional Water Quality Control Board

NotesIllegal dumping of toxics near a creek/stream (including the Petaluma River, Sonoma Creek, related tributaries and wetlands) SOUTH OF COTATI within Region 2 in Sonoma County. The spill and complaint hotline is checked 4 times per day, even on weekends. Visit to determine if address is within the Board's region. See website for more instruction.

California Fish and Game Cal-Tip

7329 Silverado Trail
Napa, CA 94558

NotesIf you witness a poaching or polluting incident or any fish and wildlife violation, or have information about such a violation, call the toll free CalTIP number.

California Governor's Office of Emergency Services

NotesTo report oil and chemical spills occurring in or threatening rivers, bays or wetlands. (This is also the primary reporting number for agencies such as Fish & Game, and the Regional Water Quality Control Boards.)i

City of Santa Rosa Spill Reporting Hotline

69 Stony Cir
Santa Rosa, CA 95401

NotesReport spills or dumping in city creeks within the city limits of Santa Rosa.; outside the city limits call (707) 576-1371.

North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board

5550 Skylane Blvd., Ste. A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

NotesIllegal dumping of toxics near a creek/stream (including the Russian River to the Oregon border) NORTH OF COTATI within Region 1 in Sonoma County. To file an environmental complaint, visit If the situation is an emergency, please dial 911. Visit to determine if address is within the Board's region.

Russian River Watershed Association

Sonoma County Environmental Health Division

625 5th Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

NotesTo report a discharge of animal waste, public pool water, or solid waste.

Sonoma County Transportation & Public Works (PRMD)

2300 County Center Drive, Suite B 100
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

NotesTo report non-emergency spills or dumping along county roadside ditches. Can report or ask questions on county website.