How do I report an Algal Bloom or Fish Kill?
- If you see a red or brown tide, water that has an odd color, or a fish kill call:
The Department of Environmental Quality: (757) 518-2000
- If you see fish with lesions call:
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science: (804) 684-7000
If you are concerned that you have been exposed to a HAB, please see your doctor or call your local health department. Telling your doctor about contact with water may help him/her treat the illness properly.
- If you have health concerns, please call:
Virginia Department of Health, HABs Hotline: (888) 238-6154