Report Storm Water Incidents

If you see any water running in the street and it is not raining, or if you see someone dumping something down a storm drain, please call the Urban Runoff Hotline at 760-435-4500. Be prepared to provide the information listed below. An inspector will be sent to investigate the incident. Your information will be kept confidential. The Clean Water Program thanks you for your commitment to protecting water quality in Oceanside rivers, creeks, lagoons and the ocean.

Please report the following items

Date of incident

Time of incident

Reporting Party Information (Your information will be kept confidential.)

  • Name
  • Address
  • City
  • State
  • Zip Code
  • Home Phone No.
  • Cell Phone No.
  • Email Address


  • Over Irrigation/Broken Irrigation
  • Spills/Dumping
  • Power Washing
  • Yard Waste/Landscape Activity
  • Street/Driveway Washing
  • Leak repair
  • Watering Time
  • Shut off nozzle
  • Follow up

Incident Location

  • Street Number
  • Street Name
  • Cross Street
  • Other details

Location type

Select type of location from the following:

  • Residential
  • Commercial Business
  • Industrial Business
  • City Facility

Incident Details

Please provide detailed information about the incident you are reporting.

How did you find out about this Hotline?

Please select one:

  • Promotional Item
  • Brochure
  • Oceanside Magazine
  • Newspaper/Magazine
  • Cleanup Event
  • KOCT
  • Presentation
  • Webmaster Email
  • Door Hanger
  • Conservation Hotline
  • City Employee – Oside Eyes
  • Other