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Miami Waterkeeper

Office phone: (305) 905-0856

Office email: hello@miamiwaterkeeper.org

 

Hazardous Material Spills/Marine Spills

Oil, gas, sewage, paint, any toxic substance, or any substance running into a stream, wetland, river, or coastal waterbody. *When in doubt, call the State Watch Office*

State Watch Office: 1-800-320-0519

National Response Center (staffed by Coast Guard): 1-800-424-8802

Miami-Dade County: 305-372-6955

FDEP Office of Emergency Response: 561-681-6767

Broward County: 954-519-1499

 

Wetland Violations

Any fill material such as dirt or broken concrete dumped into a marsh or swamp.

FDEP Office of Emergency Response: (561) 681-6767

Miami-Dade County: (305) 372-6955

Broward County: (954) 519-1499

Illegal Discharges

Any discharge, such as water or sewage, allowed to flow from a pipe or drain directly into a wetland, river, stream, or coastal waterbody.

FDEP Office of Emergency Response: (561) 681-6767

Miami-Dade County: (305) 372-6955

Broward County: (954) 519-1499

 

Fish Kills

Dead marine organisms such as fish or shrimp floating on the surface of the water or collected along the shore.

Miami-Dade County (>50 fish in one location): (305) 372-6955

FDEP Fish Kill Hotline: (800) 636-0511

 

Out of Season Fishing/Trapping

To report out of season fishing, trapping or hunting.

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission: (888) 404-3922

                                                                                        

Illicit Connections

Illegal conveyances to waterways or waterbodies from sources such as swimming pools, gray water, or gutter drain connections.

Miami-Dade County: (305) 372-6955

Broward County: (954) 519-1499

 

Construction Site Runoff

Trash or construction waste dumped into a stream, river, or coastal waterbody.

Miami-Dade County: (305) 372-6955

Broward County: (954) 519-1499

 

Marine Mammal Stranding

To report a marine mammal stranding or beaching.

NOAA Fisheries S.E. Marine Mammal Hotline: (877) 433-8299

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission: (888) 404-3922

                                                                                                 

Listed Species Harrassment

To report harassment of protected or listed species

Go to myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/imperiled/profiles/ to see a list of listed species.

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission: (888) 404-3922

 

Injured/Dead Animals

To report injured or dead marine mammals, reptiles, shorebirds, or other species.

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission: (888) 404-3922

                                                                                                 

Algal Blooms

To report an algal bloom in a canal, river, or coastal waterbody.

Miami-Dade County: (305) 372-6955

FDEP Algae Bloom Hotline: (855) 305-3905

 

Damaged Coral Reefs

To report damage to coral reefs from anchoring, groundings, or other non-natural causes.

Miami-Dade County: (305) 372-6955

Broward County: (954) 519-1499

 

Coral Bleaching

To report incidences of coral bleaching.

BleachWatch report form: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3340148/10eebccc0617

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