Report Pollution

1. Use our online pollution reporting form.

Reporting pollution through our online form helps our Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper track pollution incidents and follow-up with responsible agencies. We do not sell or share your personal information. Read our Privacy Policy.

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2. Call our reporting hotline at 443-908-0696.

3. For oil or chemical spills, call the EPA’s National Response Center at 1-800-424-8802

4. Contact your local environmental agency.

We will contact your local agency when a pollution report is made through our website. However, we encourage you to report incidents as well.

 Anne Arundel County

24-hour Environmental Hotline: 410-222-7777
Erosion and Sediment Control: 410-222-7763

Baltimore City

General concerns: 311 or 443-263-2220
Environmental Crimes Unit to report illegal dumping: 410-396-4707
Erosion and Sediment Control: 410-396-4650

U.S. Coast Guard Baltimore Command Center
Primary Phone: 410-576 2518
Emergency Phone: 410-576 2693

 Baltimore County

Baltimore County Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability
General Environmental Concerns: 410-887-3733
Sanitary Sewer Concerns: 410-887-7415
Erosion and Sediment Control: 410-887-3226


Howard County

Erosion and Sediment Control:  410-313-1884
Stormwater Management Concerns: 410-313-6444


Maryland State

Maryland Department of the Environment
24-hour hotline: 866-633-4686
Maryland Wildlife Crime Stoppers: 443-433-4112

Maryland Department of Natural Resources
24-hour hotline: 410-260-8888 OR 1-800-628-9944
Maryland Wildlife Crime Stoppers: 443-433-4112
Chesapeake Bay hotline: 1-877-224-7229