At Whatcom County Public Works-Stormwater, we work to protect water resources, improve water quality, and reduce impacts from stormwater runoff in the unincorporated areas of our county. We implement stormwater programs and build capital improvement projects in target watersheds in the following areas:
Stormwater formerly took the the lead in compliance of requirements for the County’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II permit. This program is now managed under the County's Public Works-Special Projects Division. More information on this program is available by clicking on the following:
Municipal Stormwater -NPDES Phase II
What We Do Every Day
Stormwater staff develop
plans, implement work programs, manage studies, provide
support to citizen committees, lead and participate on multi-agency
teams, and create informational materials on water issues
in the County.
work with other County staff from Health, Public
and Development Services, and Cooperative
Extension to ensure an integrated approach to water issues throughout
Water Resources Plan for Whatcom County is provided in Adobe
Acrobat PDF format.