Caring For Our Creeks

Muir WoodsWhatever flows into a creek, eventually finds its way to a larger water body.

To report illicit discharges to local waterways and/or to request information on what you can do to protect them, please select your county from the pulldown menu below.

Other Contacts:

  • To report oil and chemical spills occurring in “open waters”, call 1-800-OILS911.
  • To report chemical spills “on land” or “coastal waters”, call 1-800-852-7550.
  • To report “poaching”, call 1-888-334-2258.
  • To report illegal work in creeks, call the Department of Fish and Game at 1-888-334-2258.
  • To find used motor oil and oil filter recycling locations in your zipcode, visit www.cleanup.org or call 1-800-CLEANUP.
  • Creek Care Guide for Residents and Businesses
  • EPA Surf Your Watershed

Select Your County:

Alameda | Contra Costa | Humboldt | Los Angeles | Marin | Mendocino | Monterey | Napa | Placer | Sacramento | San Benito | San Francisco | San Luis Obispo | San Mateo | Santa Barbara | Santa Clara | Santa Cruz | Solano | Sonoma | Stanislaus

Alameda County
  1. Alameda Countywide Clean Water Program
    watersheds@acpwa.org
    1-510-670-5543
    399 Elmhurst Street
    Hayward, CA  94544

 

Contra Costa County
  1. 1-800-NO DUMPING
Humboldt County
  1. City of Arcata Environmental Services Department
    707-822-8184
  2. City of Fortuna
  3. Fortuna High School
Mendocino County
  1. Mendocino County Environmental Health Division
    707-463-4466
    501 Low Gap Road
    Ukiah
Napa County
  1. Friends of the Napa River
    friends@friendsofthenapariver.org
    707-254-8520
    68 Coombs Street, Bldg. B
    Napa
  2. Napa County Resource Conservation District
    staff@naparcd.org
    707-252-4188
    1303 Jefferson Street, Suite 500B
    Napa, 94559
  3. Napa County Stormwater Management Program
    tadams@co.napa.ca.us
    707-253-4823
    804 First Street
    Napa, 94559-2623
  4. Watershed Information Center and Conservancy
Sacramento County
  1. Laguna Creek Watershed Council
    (916) 772-3230
  2. Sacramento Stormwater Quality Partnership (includes the County of Sacramento and the Cities of Sacramento, Rancho Cordova, Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Folsom, and Galt)
    (916) 808-4H20
  3. Sacramento Urban Creeks Council
    (916) 482-8377
  4. Water Wise Pest Control Program
San Francisco County
  • San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, Stormwater Pollution Prevention
    415-695-7378
San Luis Obispo County
  1. San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority
    iwma@iwma.com
    805-782-8530
    870 Osos Street
    San Luis Obispo, 93401
San Mateo County
  1. Friends of Cordilleras Creek
    650-594-1164
  2. San Francisquito Watershed Council
    KatieP@Acterra.org
    650-962-9876 ext. 305
  3. San Gregorio Environmental Resource Center
    Sgerc@SanMateo.org
    650-726-2499
  4. San Mateo County Publication Streamside Planting Guide
    spratt@co.sanmateo.ca.us
    650-363-4305
  5. San Mateo Countywide Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program
    info@flowstobay.org
    650-363-4305
    455 County Center, 4th Floor
    Redwood City
  6. San Pedro Creek Watershed Coalition
    pedro@hax.com
  7. Save the Bay
Santa Barbara County
  1. City of Santa Barbara
    JScheeter@SantaBarbaraCA.gov
    805-897-2658
    620 Laguna St.
    Santa Barbara
  2. City of Santa Maria
    805-925-0951 ext.7270
  3. County of Santa Barbara Clean Water Project
    cconstan@cosbpw.net
    877-687-6232
Santa Cruz County
  1. Arana Gulch Watershed Alliance
    rjhaver@co.marin.ca.us
    831-475-2379
  2. City of Santa Cruz NPDES
    831-420-5131
    809 Center Street, Room 201
    Santa Cruz, 95060
  3. Coastal Watershed Council
     831-426-9012
  4. Elkhorn Slough Foundation
    831-728-5939
    1700 Elkhorn Rd
    Watsonville, 95076
  5. Friends of Soquel Creek
    831-476-9197
    PO Box 851
    Soquel, 95073
  6. Monterey Marine Sanctuary Citizen Monitoring Network
    info@monitoringnetwork.org
    831-883-9303
  7. San Lorenzo Valley Women's Club Environmental Committee
    831-338-1768
  8. Watsonville Wetlands Watch
    831-464-0559
    120 Miedle Ave.
    Watsonville, 95076
Solano County
  1. Vallejo Sanitation and Flood Control District
    jkaiser@vsfcd.com
    707-644-8949 ext. 292
    Jennifer Kaiser
    450 Ryder Street
    Vallejo, 94590
Sonoma County
  1. For Immediate Hazards
    Dial 911
  2. City of Cloverdale
    rcrabb@ci.cloverdale.ca.us
    707-894-1701
    707-894-1791
    Cloverdale
  3. City of Cotati
    707-792-4685
    Cotati
  4. City of Healdsburg
    jflugum@ci.healdsburg.ca.us
    707-431-3346
    Healdsburg
  5. City of Petaluma
    stormwater@ci.petaluma.ca.us
    707-778-4303
    707-778-4304
    Petaluma
  6. City of Rohnert Park
    707- 588-3300
    Rohnert Park
  7. City of Santa Rosa Public Works
    ffrasieur@ci.santa-rosa.ca.us
    707-543-3881
    707-543-3800
    Santa Rosa
  8. City of Sebastopol
    707-823-5331
    Sebastopol
  9. City of Sonoma
    watkins@sonomacity.org
    707-933-2204
    Sonoma
  10. City of Windsor
    pwase@townofwindsor.com
    707-838-1006
    Windsor
  11. County of Sonoma
    pstamp@sonoma-county.org
    707-565-7280
    Sonoma
  12. Sonoma County Waste Management Agency
    lesli@sonic.net
    707-656-3687
  13. Sonoma County Water Agency facilities
    707-523-1070
Stanislaus County
  1. City of Modesto Stormwater Hotline Report Pollution
    209 -577-6200
  2. City of Modesto Stormwater Program General Information
    209-577-6206