Stormwater Illegal Dumping

Stormwater 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 clippingsCollect and recycle
Yard WasteCity Yard Waste Collection
Trash, litter and debrisThrow refuse in trash cans
Pet WastePick up after your pets
Soil and sedimentSweep up and collect
Pool dischargesDechlorinate before discharging to storm sewer
Dumping toxic chemicalsTake to Household Chemical Collection event
Water softener dischargesRoute piping to sanitary sewer system
Vehicle fluidsTake to an auto parts store or Household Chemical Collection Event