Spills to our roads and storm drains are carried - untreated - through our stormwater system to local streams and other bodies of water. From there, they can cause serious problems for people, pets, and the environment.
How to report a spill
You can call the Spill Hotline at 425-806-6750 or report spills online. We only monitor online reports during regular business hours (Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.), but the Spill Hotline is answered 24/7. If the spill is a direct hazard to human or environmental health,call
When to call the Spill Hotline
Call the Spill Hotline day or night at 425-806-6750. The hotline is staffed 24/7.
When to use the online spill report form
Use the online spill report form to tell us about a non-emergent spill. Staff receives and reviews online reports Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Examples of what to report
Vehicle fluids leaking onto the street
Soapy water entering the street from washing cars, sidewalks, buildings, or awnings
Paint, motor oil, or other contaminant on the street
Restaurants dumping food or grease into storm drains
Mobile businesses dumping wastewater into storm drains (from things like carpet cleaning)
Blowing debris or yard waste into the street
Chlorinated swimming pool water drained into the street
Landscaping dirt piles in the street
Mud tracked out into the street or muddy water entering the street, typically from a construction site
Construction sites without effective erosion control measures in place