Report St. Clair County Pollution Problems

Report failing septic systems, sewage on the ground, or strong sewage odors; suspicious or illegal dumping, and find out current beach closures. The St. Clair County hotline is open 24hrs – Be prepared to give the following information: Location of the pollution source (provide an exact address if known) and the responsible party, if known. Examples of Illicit Discharges include: Failing septic systems, Illegal dumping of oil or grass clippings, Washing machine and dish washing water, Sanitary sewer connected to a storm drain, Commercial or industrial chemical discharge

St. Clair County Health Department Water Quality Hotline:
(877) 504-SWIM or (810) 987-7253

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Report Emergencies to the Michigan Pollution Emergency Alerting System Hotline

The Michigan Department on Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) PEAS 24-hour hotline should be used to report environmental emergencies such as tanker accidents, pipeline breaks, and releases of reportable quantities of hazardous substances. This phone number rings into EGLE’s answering service which is staffed 24 hours a day.

State EGLE (PEAS) Hotline:
800-292-4706

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