Report Water Waste

Allowed Water Uses

  • You can use a qualifying pressure washer to hose down sidewalks and streets (a simple spray nozzle does not qualify as a water-conserving pressurized cleaning device). Click here for information on qualifying pressure washers.
  • You can wash a vehicle at home, if your hose has a shut-off nozzle to prevent wasteful runoff
  • Click here to read the Long Beach Water Department’s “Best  Management Practices for Pool and Spa Owners” that will help reduce potentially wasted water.


  • Please read before completing this form.

    Thank you for your anonymous and confidential report. We appreciate your help in making water use efficiency the Long Beach way of life.

    Remember: If you see something, say something! Please note: in order to submit your report you must click on the water waste offense below, and enter the day, time and address you see the water waste occurring.
What Water Waste Has Taken Place.....

Water & Sewer System Design Guidelines