Environmental Health and Safety

Storm Water Management Program

Chico Creek on campus filled with water after heavy rains

To report an illicit discharge (PDF) contact the EHS office at 530-898-5126 or EHSadmin@csuchico.edu (or UPD at ext. 5555 if you need to report after business hours).

Illicit discharges are discharges into a storm drain or creek that is not entirely composed of rainwater.  Examples of illicit discharges include: 

  • Mop water
  • Liquid out of trash cans and dumpsters
  • Trash
  • Construction materials
  • Chemicals of any kind
  • Pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizers
  • Oil, grease, gas, or fuel
  • Sewage
  • Vehicle fluids
  • Paints, polishes, or waxes
  • Soapy water
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