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Illegal Dumping

An illicit discharge is defined as the intentional disposal of any material by placement of and/or directing any material into the stormwater system.  Please report suspected illicit discharges of chemicals, paint, oil and grease, yard waste, fertilizer and other questionable materials to local authorities so that it can be investigated.  Local ordinances deem it illegal to dispose of any pollutants to the storm sewer.

Report Illicit Discharges - (813) 274-3101

Hillsborough County EPC - (813) 627-2600

Material
Proper Disposal Method
Lawn clippings Collect and recycle
Yard Waste City Yard Waste Collection
Trash, litter and debris Throw refuse in trash cans
Pet Waste Pick up after your pets
Soil and sediment Sweep up and collect
Pool discharges Dechlorinate before discharging to storm sewer
Dumping toxic chemicals Take to Household Chemical Collection event
Water softener discharges Route piping to sanitary sewer system
Vehicle fluids Take to an auto parts store or Household Chemical Collection Event