Illicit Discharges:

To report spills, illegal discharges, illicit connections, or local emergencies related to the storm drain system or the sanitary sewer system, call one of the numbers listed below. Learn to recognize potential illegal/illicit discharges into the storm drain system.

City Hotline Number
City of Reno RenoDirect 775-334-INFO(4636)
After Hours Emergency 775-722-4660
City of Sparks City of Sparks, Environmental Control 775-861-4152
After Hours Emergency 775-691-9227
State of Nevada Nevada Department of Environmental Protection 775-687-9429
Washoe County Washoe311 311 or 775-328-2003

Clogged Catch Basins:

To report clogged catch basins, flood control channels or ditches, contact the local jurisdiction in your area:

City Hotline Number
City of Reno Maintenance & Operations 334-2243
City of Sparks Maintenance & Customer Service 353-2271
Washoe County Roads Division 328-2180

Recycling and Hazardous Waste Disposal Information

To learn more about proper disposal of household hazardous wastes or the Curbside Recycling Program, call the Recycling Hotline at 800-597-5865, the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, 784-4848 or 832-4150.

To learn about recycling and hazardous waste disposal for your small business, contact the Business Environmental Program at 1-800-882-3233.

To learn about how to safely and efficiently manage waste, and particularly hazardous waste, in the home, visit the Household Waste Management section of the Environmental Protection Agency website.