Environmental Incidents


To report an environmental incident call the incident hotline on 0800 80 70 60 (Freephone*, 24 hour service)

* Calls from Mobile phones are not free & will be charged at normal network operator's call rates

Incidents you should report:-

  • damage or danger to the natural environment
  • pollution to water or land
  • poaching or illegal fishing
  • fish in distress or dead fish
  • suspected illegal tree felling
  • wildlife crime
  • destruction of bat roosts
  • watercourse blocked by vehicle or fallen tree causing risk of flooding
  • illegal dumping of hazardous waste or large amounts of industrial waste
  • illegal abstraction from watercourses
  • unusual drop in river flow
  • collapsed or badly damaged river or canal banks