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Report a Water Quality Problem

If you are concerned about potential water quality problem, please fill out the form below or call Skagit County Public Works Surface Water at (360) 416-1400.
This report is not for drinking water. If you have drinking water related issues contact your local utility provider If you are on a well, visit the Drinking Water website for more information.

Please provide the following contact information (include at least one means of contact). You are not required to provide any personal information, including your name.

Your Name* : Last: First: MI

Your Home Telephone Number* (555-555-5555):

Your Alternate Phone (Cell/Work)*:


Check here if you would like follow up communication.

What type of incident do you wish to report? Check all that apply:

Storm Water Facilitiies

Dumping down a storm drain
Overgrown/abandoned stormwater pond
Overflowing or clogged stormwater facilities
Oily substance going into a storm drain


Suspicious discharge from pipe or hose into a water body
Water is an unusual color
Erosion or cloudy water due to sediment
Water has an oily sheen
Strange odors or smell (floral, manure like, etc)
Suspicious suds or other substance floating in water
Dead fish or other aquatic creatures
Manure or dog poop getting into the water
Failed septic system

Critical areas violations

Other (explain)


Date of Incident (mm/dd/yyyy):
Time of Observation (hh:mm am/pm):


Body of water impacted

Please add any details that might help a responder locate the site and any other information you would like us to know.

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*You are not required to provide any personal information, including your name, but we do need any information you can provide about when, where and what you observed.