24-HOUR WATER QUALITY TIPLINE
Failing septic systems
Anonymous 24-hour reporting
The IDEP Program
The goal of the Illicit Discharge Elimination Program (IDEP) is to identify and eliminate sources of E. coli bacteria by collecting and testing water samples from our creeks, streams, rivers, road ditches, and drains.
What is an Illicit Discharge?
• Failing septic systems
Why are illicit discharges a problem?
How is St. Clair County finding illicit discharges?
Who is responsible for correction of illicit discharges?
See photographs below for examples of illicit discharges (failing septic systems, grass clippings, leaves, oil, etc) identified by our IDEP teams.
This page last updated on 9/30/2015.
St. Clair County Metropolitan Planning Commission
200 Grand River, Suite 202 | Port Huron, MI | 48060 | 810.989.6950