Report Stormwater Pollution

Illegal Dumping Into Storm Drains

The discharge of any polluted water, sewage, oil, and/or other material into any natural outlet in the City, including any catch basin, roadside ditch, stream, and/or manhole, is strictly prohibited. Any person observing such discharge should report the occurrence to the Stormwater Division at
229-259-3530 between 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, after hours, please call 229-333-1832, or email the Stormwater Division.  


When contacting us, please provide as much information as possible:

  • Date of Incident
  • Time of Incident
  • Location
  • Source and type of pollution (if known)
  • Responsible party (if known)
  • Vehicle tag number (if known)
  • Your contact information*

*Your contact information is not required; however it is helpful to have in case we need more information or follow up with you about the report.

Examples of what you can report:

  • Foam, bubbles, or a milky appearance in a ditch or waterway
  • Strange odors
  • Auto fluids (e.g. motor oil, antifreeze, brake fluid, etc) or chemicals (e.g. paint, cleaners, etc) spilled on the street or poured into a catch basin
  • Unusual pipe or wastewater that has been piped to a creek or ditch (e.g. from a washing machine, floor drain, etc)
  • Outdoor washing equipment using chemicals
  • Sediment coming off a construction site

For more information, please contact the Stormwater Manager at 229-259-3530 or send an email to the Stormwater Division.




Dept. Head

Patrick S. Collins, P.E.


Valdosta City Hall Annex
300 N. Lee Street
Valdosta, GA 31601 

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