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Team of Illegal Dump Eliminators (TIDE)



We take pride in making sure Lancaster is safe and clean for everyone. Our Public Works' Team of Illegal Dump Eliminators (TIDE) Crew is TIDE-Ying up Lancaster by cleaning up debris from illegal dumping and graffiti. 

Started in September 2020, the TIDE Crew has addressed 700 backlogged illegal dumping and graffiti reports. They provide a team atmosphere that will strengthen interdepartmental relationships and communication.

Residents can report graffiti, illegal dumping, debris, or other waste and the T.I.D.E. Crew will take care of it!

Who We Are 



What We Do

Report graffiti, illegal dumping, debris, or other waste, and the TIDE Crew will take care of it! 

Submit an illegal dumping and graffiti request under the Maintenance, Cleanup and Streets' section.

Submit a Comcate Request



 Congratulations to the TIDE Crew!  

We have the “B.E.S.T” Tide Crew, hands down!👷‍♂️💙 They won the 2021 APWA SoCal Chapter's Creative and Innovation B.E.S.T. Award! This award stands for Building Excellence and Shaping Tomorrow. The APWA Awards Program recognizes outstanding individuals, groups, and chapters representing the best in public works nationwide. A huge thank you to our Tide Crew, for building excellence in the community and creating a better tomorrow.

Join the TIDE-Y Up A Mile Program!

TIDE-Y Up Crew

Beautify the environment and our city by collecting roadside litter.

Participants will foster community pride, gain prominent recognition and shape the identity of our City for residents and visitors alike.

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