Report Stormwater Pollution

Illicit Discharge

If you have information about pollution being spilled, dumped or discharged into the stormwater drainage system, which includes storm drains, ditches, swales, creeks, lakes, ponds, streets, or directly into a waterway, please let us know by using Fix-It Bluefield, Call the Stormwater Hotline at 304-817-0011 or the Stormwater Department directly at 304-327-2401  Ext. 2462 or 2463

Examples of what you can report
  • Foam, bubbles, or a milky appearance in a ditch or waterway    
  • Grass clippings or leaves covering street or a storm drain
  • A strange odor coming from a storm drain
  • Spilled or dumped auto fluids (motor oil, antifreeze, brake fluid, etc) or chemicals (paint, cleaners, etc) on the street or into a storm drain      
  • Pet waste dumped on street or a storm drain 
  • Wastewater piped to a creek or ditch (i.e. from a washing machine, floor drain)
  • Household grease dumped into storm drain
  • Washing equipment outdoors using chemicals    
  • Sediment flowing off a construction site

When contacting us, please leave the following information (if known):

  • Date and time of Incident
  • Location
  • Source & Type of Pollution
  • Responsible Party