Page Last Updated Friday, December 3, 2021, at 4:10 p.m.
Those impacted by recent flooding, especially those who do not have internet access, can get information through the call center established by Whatcom County.
The Call Center phone number is (360) 788-5303 and is open to respond to callers between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily. After hours, you can leave a message, and County staff will return your call.
The call center is also available for reporting information about non-emergency conditions related to roads or other situations around the county. In the case of emergencies call 911.
Information and assistance with reporting flood damages as part of the process to document damage countywide to qualify for state and federal assistance can be found in the ‘Reporting Flood Damages’ section below.
Information on the process for Whatcom County gaining state and federal assistance can be found in this news release.
A site has been set up for flood-impacted residents to bring flood debris for disposal at 3010 Halverstick Rd. The entrance is on the north side of Halverstick Rd, just east of Van Buren Rd.
Additional information can be found in this news release
Reporting flood damage as part of the process to qualify for state and federal assistance:
Those with ANY flood-damaged property are requested to report their damages to Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office Division of Emergency Management.
Anyone who experiences damage should keep as much documentation as possible, including taking photos and saving receipts.
Reporting damage and, or conditions from around the county:
In response to the extraordinary needs of County residents resulting from recent flooding, the County permit fee for emergency building repairs has been waived per an executive order signed by County Executive Satpal Sidhu on November 24, 2021.
For additional information please see this newsflash for more information.
You can access the Donation Center on the south end of the fairgrounds by entering Gate 5 and keeping left towards the Henry Jansen Barn.
Information regarding donations and the Whatcom Strong donation center can be found in the community updates section of their website.