DEP Launches Mobile Application for Reporting of NonEmergency Environmental Incidents
The Department of Environmental Protection has launched a pilot mobile application that will enhance
protection of public health and the environment by enabling the public to use smartphones and other
mobile devices to conveniently report non-emergency environmental incidents. The app utilizes GPS
technology for pinpoint location of environmental incidents and also allows users to submit photos as
part of their reports to the DEP.
The pilot app can be downloaded through Google Play, the Apple app store and the Microsoft app
store. Enter WARN NJDEP in the search bar. Once the app has been downloaded, it can be used to
report non-emergency environmental incidents. The types of non-emergency incidents that may be
reported through the application include improper storage or disposal of waste and other materials,
odor complaints, sewage leaks, smoke and dust complaints, underground storage tank incidents, and
wetlands or stream encroachment issues. The app is not intended to report life-threatening
and/or environmental emergencies. These should be reported by calling 9-1-1, local police or
the DEP's hotline.
The Department is committed to engaging the public as partners in strong environmental protection. The application utilizes the latest technology to enhance protection of the environment by making it
convenient for people to report incidents that can negatively impact New Jersey communities.
For Apple Devices: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/warn-njdep/id1133675885?mt=8
For Android Devices: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nicusa.NJI.WARNNJDEP
For Windows Devices: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/warn-njdep/9nblggh4v0px