Health - Lake Whatcom Sewage Discharges

Posted on: November 27, 2023

No Lake Whatcom Impact from Weekend Sewage Discharge

Whatcom County Health and Community Services (WCHCS) was notified of an accidental wastewater discharge on private property near the western side of Lake Whatcom. No wastewater entered the lake or any tributary of the lake. The wastewater discharge is contained to the private property and there is no risk to public health outside the property boundary. WCHCS is investigating the incident and working to ensure site cleanup. We appreciate the property owners and clean-up groups that responded quickly to this incident over a holiday weekend! 

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