Report a Spill or Illegal Dumping


Dumping paint, chemicals, trash, and other materials into storm drains, gutters, lakes and other waterways is illegal. Allowing liquid other than rainwater from drains and pipes to flow into the storm drain system is illegal.

Report a spill, illegal dumping or illegal connections to the storm drain system by calling the Holly Springs Stormwater Hotline at (919) 567-4011 or emailing

Drains flow directly into creeks, streams, rivers, ponds and lakes in Holly Springs. Examples of illegal discharges and connections are:

  • Paint being poured into or near a storm drain or structure
  • Changing oil or antifreeze over or near a storm structure
  • Discarding yard waste in or near a storm structure
  • A pipe from a washing machine emptying into a storm drain structure
  • A sewer service pipe emptying into a storm structure

The Town may issue warnings or fines depending on the severity of the violation.

Click here for a flyer about how to properly dispose of yard waste.