Important Contacts

Creek Watch Hotline:
891-6459

Hosted by Butte Environmental Council

Report polluters

Report polluted runoff from construction site erosion, illegal dumping, and dumping in areas that drain to storm drains (e.g., parking lots)

City of Chico Storm Water Management Program
Rich Burgi
website
879-6950
After hours, weekends and holidays, call 897-4911

Butte County Storm Water Program
Tom Blixt
website
538-7266 Ext 2009

Report significant hazardous material spills

Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
California State Warning Center
1-800-852-7550
website

Report poaching and pollution in the State's waterways

CalTIP (Californians Turn In Poachers and Polluters) hotline
1-888-334-2258

 

Report water quality concerns

Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
Redding
530-224-4845

Where to recycle used oil

Butte County Public Works Dept.
Solid Waste and Recycling Division website
530-538-7681

Where to dispose of household hazardous waste

Butte Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility
website
1101 Marauder Street, Chico
1-866-429-2288

For water quality concerns within Butte County

Butte County Environmental Health Dept. 530-891-2727

Become a citizen monitor and learn how to test our local creek water

California Urban Streams Alliance - The Stream Team
thamill@sunset.net
530-342-6620
website