Illicit Discharge

With few exceptions, an illicit discharge is any release that is not composed entirely of stormwater into an MS4 conveyance or directly into a waterbody. Examples of illicit discharges include chemicals, hazardous materials, petroleum products, sediments, grass clippings and trash. To report a suspected illicit discharge, please contact Lakeway Code Compliance at 512-314-7550.

Please note that the following are NOT considered illicit discharges:

  • Dechlorinated swimming pool water
  • Individual residential car washing
  • Runoff from lawn landscaping and irrigation
  • Discharges or flows from emergency fire fighting activities



Illicit Discharge Video