Reporting an Event:

Quick response is key to helping a successful investigation. If possible, please note:

  • Location, date and time
  • Water color, clarity and any odor
  • Number, size and species of affected organisms
  • Recent weather
  • Condition and behavior of animals or organisms
  • Are plants or other organisms affected?
  • Take photos

Kills and Spills Team Contacts

If you see dead or dying fish and wildlife, or pollution that is threatening fish and wildlife, please call our 24-hour Communications Center (512) 389-4848.

You can also send an email to or call a regional Kills and Spills Team biologist. You can find a regional biologist by clicking on a region in the map below or by consulting this Kills and Spills Team Contact List PDF.

The Kills and Spills Team can also respond to Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs).

Clickable map showing KAST regions Region 1 - West & Central Region 2 - North Region 3 - East Region 4 - South

You can also contact your local game warden.