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Emergency Response
Emergency Response ADEQADEQ Emergency Response

Report A Spill: 602-771-2330 or (800) 234-5677

ADEQ's Emergency Response Unit is on call 24-hours/day, 7 days a week to ensure that all environmental emergencies are promptly addressed. The Unit works to minimize injuries, deaths, property damage and threats to the environment from chemical spills, fires, explosions and other pollutant releases.

A spill of any quantity that impacts a waterway within Arizona must be reported. If in doubt, report the spill.

For information regarding state reporting requirements, when to call, and who who to call, please call the Emergency Response Unit during normal business hours (8:00a.m. – 5:00 p.m. MST) at (602) 771-4163.

For non-emergency environmental concerns or situations that you believe threaten the environment please file a complaint.

The table below categorizes what constitutes a complaint and what is an emergency.

Illegal DumpingOil and Chemical Spills
Drinking water tastes different
Parked vehicle leaking fluid on the drivewayAccidents causing release of pollutants
Excess dust from a field
Unpermitted dredging or filling of waters and wetlandsRadiological and biological discharges
Illegal burns on private property
File A ComplaintCall to Report an Emergency
(602) 390-7894.

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