Have you observed a potential water-quality problem? Please report it as soon as possible!
- Take pictures, if possible, to document the issue.
- Do not trespass onto private property.
- Note the exact location and/or source of the problem.
- Note any other relevant information such as possible sources, odors, etc.
- Contact us (or Georgia DNR if it’s an emergency) and call your local government officials, ASAP.
If you see a major spill, fish kill, or other emergency, please call the Georgia Department of Natural Resources 24-hour emergency response hotline at (800) 241-4113 immediately.
- Muddy water flowing from construction sites during a rain
- Removal of vegetation from within the 25 state-mandated stream buffer
- Dead fish in the water or fish gasping for air at the surface
- Sewer spills (often has a milky appearance in a stream with a foul odor)
- Illegal dumping of trash or other pollutants
- Discolored water
- Poorly planned development or land use
- Many others
People were just littering entirely too much along the creek. There was a need. You can make this a better place by taking care of your environment.
– Sheila Simmons
Neighborhood Water Watch volunteer