Report Storm Drain Pollution

Below are some common activities of storm drain pollution that can be reported.  Learn more about how these activities contribute to storm drain pollution and ways to implement best management practices (BMPs) to prevent storm drain pollution. 

Irrigation Runoff
Trash on County Maintained Roads
Improper Vehicle Washing
Sediment and Erosion Runoff
Improper Pool and Spa Discharges
Improper Storage of Materials
Other Illegal Discharges


If you would like to report pollution in a public street or storm drain located in Unincorporated San Diego County, have questions about our program, or would like additional information, call the County Storm Drain Pollution hotline at

1(888) 846-0800

 or e-mail us at


To report pollution to a street or storm drain in another jurisdiction (i.e. City of San Diego, City of Chula Vista, etc.), please visit Project Clean Water .


To submit a road sweeping request, report potholes, or a clogged storm drain located in Unincorporated San Diego County:

1-877-684-8000 or 1-858-694-3850

or submit your Road Service Request online. 

For concerns about County-maintained roads or storm drains requiring attention after hours, on a weekend, or during a holiday, please call the County After-Hours Answering Service at 1-800-901-7755