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Submit an Environmental Complaint

Environmental Complaints

For emergencies, call 911. First responders will notify us if environmental emergency services are needed.

Environmental Complaint Form | Submit Online >

Please use the online form for reporting activities you feel put the Arizona environment and/or public health at risk. Submitting an online complaint using the above form is the best way to assure an efficient response to your complaint. After submitting the form, you will be contacted by an ADEQ team member assigned to your issue.

Activities harmful to the environment may include, but are not limited to:

  • Illegal dumping
  • Illegal burning
  • Unauthorized release of contaminants (deliberate or accidental)
  • Radiological or biological discharges

Signs of harm to the environment may include, but are not limited to:

  • Strange-tasting drinking water
  • Excess/sustained dust in the air
  • Oil spills
  • Chemical spills

Complaint Lines by Category

If you want to speak to the ADEQ team, call the appropriate complaint line number from the following list (from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday):

  • Air quality | 602-771-2286 
    For air quality concerns in the following counties, please contact:
  • Drinking water | 602-771-4648
  • Groundwater and wastewater | 602-771-4571
  • Hazardous and solid waste | 602-771-4673
  • Surface waters (rivers, lakes and streams) | 602-771-1440 

Additional Complaint Resources