Water Planning & WRIA 1

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New Website is Live!

The new WRIA1 website is now live!  Please see this site for information and materials for upcoming meetings. Documents and audio files will be posted to the website.  

WRIA 1 Watershed Management Project

The framework for watershed management in the state is based on geographic areas known as Water Resource Inventory Areas (WRIAs). WRIA 1 includes the Nooksack River basin and several adjoining smaller watersheds, such as the coastal drainages of Dakota and California Creeks, as well as Lake Whatcom.

The WRIA 1 Watershed Management Plan was completed in 2005 through the cooperation of local stakeholders and governments and provides a roadmap for addressing water quantity, water quality, in-stream flow, and fish habitat challenges.