Checkout these before and after photos of illegal pool drainage and subsequent chemical and slurry discharge in residential a neighborhood.
Due to the slope of the streets the drainage originated from one residential home and ended up spanning over 3600 feet through multiple run off splits and found its way to the sewer (leading to ocean, river etc).
Illegally draining a pool can garnish unwarranted city fines as well as huge environmental impacts.
See your local codes here: https://www.nspf.org/content/state-county-and-country-codes
If you see a spill in your neighborhood, give us a call. We work with city officials to get violations dismissed and follow all regulations/ordinances for safe and effective cleanups.