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Illegal dumping degrades water quality


The illegal disposal of waste along highways, in parks, along creeks and rivers is a growing problem in the Central Texas area. Illegally dumped items have been found polluting the Colorado River watershed, including lead acid batteries, appliances, household garbage, building materials, vehicles, old tires, waste drums and chemicals such as paint, oil and antifreeze.


Nodumpingsign.jpg How you can help!

Report Illegal Dumping

Below is a list of appropriate agencies for reporting illegal dumping by county. For counties not listed, please call your local law enforcement agency or the CAPCOG Regional Solid Waste Task Force at 1-877-NO-DUMPS or 1-877-663-8677.

Bastrop: 877-NO-DUMPS
Blanco: 877-NO-DUMPS
Burnet: 877-NO-DUMPS
Colorado: 979-543-TIPS
  (West Wharton Co.
  Crime Stoppers)
Fayette: 877-NO-DUMPS
Llano: 877-NO-DUMPS
Matagorda: 979-543-TIPS
San Saba: 325-372-5551
  (San Saba Co. Sheriff’s Dept.)
Travis: 877-NO DUMPS
Wharton: 979-543-TIPS

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