Illicit discharge is not only a big word, but a big problem when it comes down to contaminants getting into our stormwater drains. With storm sewers draining into local water sources, common toxins such as dog waste, fertilizers, and gasoline can quickly turn your favorite river or lake into an unpleasant wasteland.
So, what is illicit discharge? Illicit discharge is anything that is not stormwater that gets in our storm drains. Read below to see the different kinds of illicit discharge.