Miami Dade County 24-Hour Environmental Complaints
Miami-Dade County responds to environmental complaints and emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you see illegal dumping or discharges of pollutants contact the 24-Hour Miami-Dade County Pollution Complaint Hotline at 305-372-6955 or the Public Works Department at 305-895-9878.
The following situations should be reported immediately:
Waste liquid discharges or spills into storm drains, street drains, parking lot drains, waterways, or onto the open ground.
Tanker trucks dumping waste into manholes, drainage structures, waterways, or on the ground.
Any spill or discharge to the environment of suspected (hazardous) waste.
Chemical spills or dumping incidents; any dumping of chemical drums or containers or abandoned drums.
Discharge or spills of gasoline, oil or waste hydrocarbons; fuel fumes in drainage structures or manholes.
Discharge or spills of pesticides; any dumping of pesticide containers.
Sewage overflows from any source.
Potable water main breaks.
Smoke or dust emissions from any facility.
Any severe odor or vapor that affects the eyes and/or breathing, or results in skin irritation; call 911 and then call Environmental Resources Management’s Complaint Desk.
Turbid (cloudy) water in any waterway, canal, or Biscayne Bay; may be due to construction and may be discharged through a pipe or from a storm drain.
Removal, cutting or bulldozing of trees, including mangroves in coast (particularly during the evenings or on weekends).