Rīpoatahia he whakaparahanga
Call the pollution hotline on
09 377 3107 (24 hours a day, seven days a week) to report:
- stormwater pollution, including pollutants being discharged into creeks and streams
- air pollution, including smoke from fires, odours and dust from building sites and quarries, or agrichemical spray drift.
Pollutants may include:
- dirt, clay and soil sediment
- concrete wash-out water
- oils and fuel
- paint and chemicals
- smoke, odours, fumes and dust.
Our Pollution Response Team is available seven days a week.
Other pollution issues
Phone us on
09 301 0101 for other pollution issues such as:
- waste on a beach
- odours from restaurants
- illegal dumping of rubbish
- noise or visual pollution.
For sewer overflows or faults with the water mains supply, call
To report oil on the sea, call the Harbourmaster on
09 362 0397 (extension 1).
We protect your privacy
When you call us, we will ask you for:
- details of the pollution
- your contact name
- your contact number.
We will handle your details confidentially at all times. We do not pass on your personal information to anyone outside Auckland Council.
|Stormwater risks, requirements and responsibilities||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/stormwater/Pages/stormwater-risks-requirements-responsibilities.aspx||Stormwater risks, requirements and responsibilities||Find out about what risks and responsibilities developers have relating to stormwater.||aspx||Building and consents|
|Report a pest plant, pest animal or plant disease||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/plants-animals/pests-weeds/Pages/report-pest-plant-pest-animal-plant-disease.aspx||Report a pest plant, pest animal or plant disease||Report weeds, pest animals and diseases to Auckland Council. Report marine and exotic pests to MPI.||aspx||Biosecurity|
|What you should keep out of the stormwater drain||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/looking-after-aucklands-water/stormwater/Pages/keep-out-of-stormwater-drain.aspx||What you should keep out of the stormwater drain||Help keep our waterways clean through simple daily practices. Avoid putting chemicals, rubbish and contaminants into stormwater drains. ||aspx||Stormwater|
|Report a water quality issue||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/looking-after-aucklands-water/looking-after-our-waterways/Pages/report-water-quality-issue.aspx||Report a water quality issue||Contact us for water quality issues or oil spills. We advise when the water is unsafe due to flooding, erosion, pollution and unhealthy practices. ||aspx||Water quality|
|Notify us of earthworks on contaminated land||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/resource-consents/types-resource-consents/earthworks/Pages/notify-earthworks-contaminated-land.aspx||Notify us of earthworks on contaminated land||Find out how to let us know if you are planning to dig or disturb contaminated land for any reason.||aspx||Land-use resource consent|
|Contaminated land||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/resource-consents/types-resource-consents/earthworks/Pages/contaminated-land.aspx||Contaminated land||Find out if your land is potentially contaminated and how to order a report.||aspx||Land-use resource consent|
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