Stop dumping in the Raritan! To report dumping, call the NJDEP Hotline at
After you report the illegal activity to the NJDEP, call your local watershed group and tell them about it as well. They will help follow-up on the problem. There are several wonderful organizations working in the Raritan who can help. Following is a list of which group covers what area. You can get more information about these organizations and the other Collaborative partners on the Collaborative tab.
- The Raritan Headwaters Association should be notified for activity in the North and South Branches or Upper Raritan River watershed that includes Spruce Run and Round Valley Reservoirs, and the Neshanic and Lamington Rivers
- The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association will help with activity in the Millstone watershed that includes Carnegie Lake and the Stony Brook
- The Lawrence Brook Watershed Partnership will assist with any activity in the Lawrence Brook watershed, and
- The NY/NJ Baykeeper and the Raritan Riverkeeper should be notified for any activity in the Lower Raritan that includes the South River and Manalapan and Matchaponix Brooks as well as the Raritan Bay and Arthur Kill.
- The Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership should be notified for any activity in the Lower Raritan that includes the region from Piscataway to Sayreville.
Again, contact the NJDEP first at (877) 927-6337 and then call your local group.