Shoal Creek is part of an urban watershed and as such is susceptible to a variety of hazards negatively impacting water and trail quality and usability. But community members like you are Shoal Creek’s eyes and ears, and can make a big difference by reaching out to the appropriate resources to report concerns. Thank you!

Pollution or Spills

Immediately report pollution or spills along the trail or waterway by calling the City of Austin’s 24-hour pollution hotline at 512-974-2550.

Litter, Graffiti, Dumping, Vegetation Overgrowth, Creek or Trail Obstruction, etc.

Call 3-1-1 and/or use the 3-1-1 cell phone app to report a multitude of issues of this type. Or, complete a City of Austin service request online.


Litter along private property on Shoal Creek

If you live alongside Shoal Creek and find litter or recyclables in the creek, we are here to help via our Creekside Neighbors Cleanup Program.

Large amounts of litter or encampments

Report by calling 3-1-1 and/or use the 3-1-1 cell phone app.


Report to the City, then tell Shoal Creek Conservancy

SCC wants to know about more significant concerns like large amounts of litter, dumping, spills, or obstructions, so that we can reach out to additional resources to resolve issues as quickly as possible. Please send us some initial information using the form below, or email to [email protected], and we will respond ASAP.

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