Report Problem

Have you observed a potential water-quality problem?

Please report it as soon as possible!

Remember to:

  • Take pictures, if possible, to document the issue.
  • Do not trespass onto private property.
  • Note the exact location and/or source of the problem.
  • Note any other relevant information such as possible sources, odors, etc.
  • Contact us (or Georgia DNR if it’s an emergency) and call your local government officials, ASAP.

You can also call Fletcher Sams directly at (404) 985-9606 or send an email with the details to him at

What to do if you see a major spill, fish kill, or other emergency?

Immediately call the Georgia Department of Natural Resources 24-hour emergency response hotline at (800) 241-4113.

There are so many ways that you can help keep our rivers clean and beautiful. Responding to Action Alerts or reaching out to your elected representatives. Find your way to get involved!