Report spills!

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Why report a spill?

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
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Thanks for helping protect our streams!

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