for leaking sewer pipes or manholes overflowing
770-270-6243, Dept of Water and Sewer. This number is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
DeKalb County Storm waterIf the creek has a funny color / smells bad / or is muddy. The Stormwater Section of DeKalb County Roads and Drainage at (404) 297-4464 can arrange to have this checked.
Any illegal discharge into the creek should be reported to Stormwater Section of DeKalb County Roads and Drainage at (404) 294-2991.
DeKalb County Commissioners
Manuel J. Maloof Center
1300 Commerce Drive
Decatur, GA 30030
The watershed is represented on the DeKalb County Commission by two regular district commissioners, and by both Super District Commissioners.
District 2 Commissioner Jeff Rader
Outside I-285 (including Druid Hills Middle school)
District 4 Commissioner Steve Bradshaw
phone: (404) 371-4749
East of Frazier Rd
Super District 7
Lorraine Cochran Johnson
West of Frazier Rd
Super District 6 Commissioner Kathy Gannon
DeKalb County Laws affecting creeks
Sec. 14-427. Stream dumping penalties.
Sec. 14-38. Soil erosion and sedimentation control.
General provisions. Excessive soil erosion and resulting sedimentation can take place during land-disturbing activities. Therefore, plans for those land-disturbing activities that are not exempted by this chapter shall contain provisions for application of soil erosion and sedimentation control measures and practices.
a. The development director will periodically inspect the sites of land-disturbing activities for which permits have been issued
(Ord. No. 85-00, Pt. I, 12-28-00; Mo. of 1-23-01; Ord. of 1-23-01, Pt. 1; Ord. No. 04-04, Pt. I, 6-8-04)
Sec. 14-42. Water quality control.