Residents can aid in preventing pollution by following tips in these brochures:
- The Ocean Begins at Your Front Door
- Pet Care
- Home Improvement
- Sewer Spill Prevention
- Reduce Urban Runoff and Prevent Sewer Blockages
- Proper Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste
- Homeowners Guide to Sustainable Water Use
Visit OC Watersheds Kids Corner for interactive games about water pollution.
Did you know that by conserving water used outdoors you can helo prevent ocean pollution? By reducing sprinkler overwatering, washing your car on the lawn and cleaning pavement with a broom instead of a hose, you are not contributing to urban runoff. Any excess water that can run off into the curb and gutter, picks up and carries pollutants to the storm drain system. By preventing outdoor water waste, you are protecting the ocean! Click here for more information on water conservation tips.
If you witness illegal dumping of a hazardous material in a storm drain, dial 9-1-1.
To report a discharge of non-storm water to the storm drain system, after calling 9-1-1, you may call the City of Garden Grove Environmental Compliance Division during office hours at (714) 741-5956 or after office hours at (714) 741-5375.
To report a sewer spill, please contact the Water Division during office hours at (714) 741-5395 or after office hours at (714) 741-5704.
To report a clogged storm drain please contact the Flood Control Division at (714) 741-5375.