Report water pollution

How to report water pollution

Reports from the community can play an important role in investigating and responding to pollution incidents.

If you notice sewage in a waterway or overflowing from any structure:

If you notice water pollution such as sediment, paint or chemicals in a local waterway or see someone dumping rubbish or garden waste into or near a waterway:

When reporting water pollution try to have the following information ready:

  • Location
  • Time and date
  • What the pollution looks and smells like
  • Whether you witnessed the pollution incident first hand
  • Your contact details

You will find more information about reporting water pollution incidents here.

Water polluted with paint

Water pollution from paint going down a gutter and flowing into the Cooper Park creek.

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