Illicit discharge is any discharge to a conveyance that is not composed entirely of storm water except naturally occurring floatables such as leaves or tree limbs.
Mode of Entry
- Direct Entry
- Sewage, industrial, or commercial cross connection
- Straight pipe discharges
- Indirect Entry
- Groundwater seepage
- Outdoor washing
- Non-target/irrigation water
If you suspect or witness illicit discharge or dumping please contact our office by email.
Used Motor Oil Recycling
Please recycle used motor oil. For more information, review the Recycle Used Motor Oil brochure (PDF).
Health Department Regulation
The Hancock County Health Department regulates county septic systems. Failing septic systems have a negative impact on water quality for more information on how to properly maintain your septic system, visit the Hancock County Health Department page. Additional questions may be directed to the Hancock County Health Department at 317-477-1125.