Illicit Discharge Program

CDOT seeks to detect and eliminate all illegal discharges. An illegal discharge, often called an illicit discharge, is a discharge to CDOT's storm drain system that could cause pollution. Common pollutants include oil and grease, fertilizers and pesticides, grass clippings and leaves, and any substances that have a "funny" smell or color. CDOT has also developed wallet and visor cards for CDOT employees. The Illicit Discharges Program brochure provides more information.

Report an Illegal Discharge

  • Hotline: 303-512-4H2O

Illegal discharges (aka, illicit discharges) emit into CDOT's storm drain system pollutants (e.g., oil, grease, fertilizers, pesticides, grass clippings, leaves, or odd smelling/colored substances).

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