Environment Incident Reporting

Call the Environment Agency incident hotline to report:

  • damage or danger to the natural environment
  • pollution to water or land
  • poaching or illegal fishing
  • dead fish or fish gasping for air
  • watercourses blocked by a vehicle or fallen tree causing risk of flooding
  • flooding from main rivers or the sea
  • incidents at Environment Agency-regulated waste sites
  • illegal removals from watercourses
  • unusual changes in river flow
  • collapsed or badly damaged river or canal banks

Incident hotline
Telephone: 0800 80 70 60 
24-hour service


Report an environmental incident – GOV.UK

Report waste crime

You can report waste crime anonymously to Crimestoppers, eg dumping large amounts of waste illegally.

Report crime online
Telephone: 0800 555 111
24-hour service

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