The Lake Whatcom Comprehensive Stormwater Plan was completed in 2008. It includes an analysis of threats to water quality and watershed health and recommended solutions to protect Lake Whatcom. Whatcom County Public Works uses the Lake Whatcom Comprehensive Stormwater Plan to guide water quality treatment project identification and prioritization. All capital projects included in the current plan have either been built or are on the County’s current six-year capital project plan, the Water Resources Improvement Program. The Water Resources Improvement Program has completed an update to the capital project section of the plan. The update identifies and prioritizes new water quality treatment capital projects within the county portion of the Lake Whatcom watershed (outside of city limits).
The update process includes:
The Final Draft Lake Whatcom Capital Project Plan is now ready. The next step is to adopt this plan by resolution through the Whatcom County Council. Should you have questions please contact Kirk Christensen by email or at the office (360) 778-6210.