Services and Programs
Whatcom County Public Works Stormwater:
  • Works to protect water resources.
  • Improve water quality.
  • 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: 
Birch Bay
Lake Samish 
Lake Whatcom

Silver Beach Creek Project

Nooksack River

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) 

Whatcom County has a Stormwater Management Program in compliance with its NPDES Western Washington Phase II Municipal Stormwater Permit. Click NPDES Program for more information.