IMPORTANT: If you are witnessing an environmental incident that may lead to an imminent threat to human health or the environment, you should immediately report it to the Virginia Department of Emergency Management at 800-468-8892.
Use this page to report what appears to you as a possible pollution incident or violation of environmental laws and regulations. Information you submit will be forwarded to Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Environmental Quality, Pollution Response Program personnel or to the appropriate state or federal regulatory authority.
(Note: Fields marked as * and in red are required before submitting the Pollution Incident Report.)
If known, please include a description of the type and quantity of material(s) involved. Please indicate if surface waters have been affected.
Include specific driving/walking/boating directions (from nearest intersection, main road, waterway or supply navigational coordinates, if necessary):
Please select the county or city where pollution incident has occurred or is occurring. If you are unsure of the county/city, please select the closest county/city; this will aid the DEQ in routing the complaint to the appropriate regional office.
Is incident still occurring?
Have other State, Local, or Federal Agencies been notified?
Your Contact Information
If you wish to remain anonymous, leave all fields blank.
However, if you do not provide contact information, DEQ may be unable to contact you for additional information that may be needed to determine whether or not an investigation is warranted. If you do provide contact information, this information may be used to initiate follow-up communications with you.
Information about the person, company or entity responsible for the pollution incident
If you do not know who is responsible for the pollution, please leave the fields blank.
Please check if you are a DEQ permitted facility reporting an incident?
What is the name of the permitted facility (if applicable)?
What is your DEQ permit number (if applicable)?
ATTENTION: Click "Submit" button once and wait for response!