How to Report a Spill

Spills of oil or hazardous materials must be reported

National Response Center: 1-800-424-8802
Washington Emergency Management Division: 1-800-258-5990 or 1-800-OILS-911
Ecology Regional Office are listed below.map_state

Southwest Region Counties:
360-407-6300
Clallam, Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Mason, Lewis, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston and Wahkiakum

Northwest Region Counties:
1-425-649-7000
Island, King, Kitsap, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom

Central Region Counties:
509-575-2490

Benton, Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, Klickitat, Okanogan, and Yakima

Eastern Region Counties:
509-329-3400

Adams, Asotin, Columbia, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Walla Walla and Whitman

To the best of your ability, please be ready with the following information:

  • Where is the spill?
  • What spilled?
  • How much spilled?
  • How concentrated is the spilled
  • Who spilled the material?
  • Is anyone cleaning up the spill?
  • Are there resource damages (e.g. dead fish or oil soiled birds)?
  • Who is reporting the spill?
  • How can we get back to you?

Also depending on what is spilled the Fire Department, Sheriff’s Office and the Enviromental Health offices at the Health Department should be notified.

*NOTE: You may request that your personal information be kept confidential.

For more information locally, contact
Jefferson County Public Health
360-385-9444
615 Sheridan Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
or
See The Department of Ecology of Washington State
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