Car Maintenance

Automobile repair and maintenance activities have the potential to contribute directly to water pollution primarily through spills or direct dumping of waste fluids into storm drains. Common automobile maintenance pollutants include:

Use these tips to help prevent polluted runoff from entering our storm drain system, and remember, the ocean starts at your front door.

 

DON'T DRIP AND DRIVE, GET YOUR CAR LEAKS FIXED

REQUIRED ACTIVITIES

 

RECOMMENDED ACTIVITIES

 

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about proactive automotive care to prevent polluted runoff, check out our applicable brochures below:

Tips for the Home Mechanic

Household Tips (Spanish)

 

RECYCLE YOUR USED OIL

Find Your Local Used Oil Collection Center

Schedule a curbside pick-up through Waste Management by calling

1-800-449-7587

REPORT POLLUTION HERE


Did you know?


The Huntington Beach Fire Department conducts free home fire safety inspections for seniors.  You can also get a free smoke detector with a 10 year battery and carbon monoxide detector installed.  This free service is provided by Project SHIP senior home inspection program volunteers. You can schedule an appointment online or call 714-374-1615.

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