Welcome to the BBWARM website
Heron sitting on a dock in lower Terrell Creek.

The Birch Bay Watershed and Aquatic Resources Management (BBWARM) District  was created in response to community concerns about water quality, flooding, and loss of aquatic habitat in the Birch Bay Watershed.  BBWARM’s stormwater program focuses on protecting water quality and reducing stormwater impacts. Explore our website to learn more about what BBWARM is doing and how you can get involved.

Thank you
BBWARM Advisory Committee &
Whatcom County Public Works

 News & Events
  • What is a Bioswale? New Educational Sign Installed in the Cottonwood Neighborhood Birch Bay residents are invited to take a walk in the Cottonwood Neighborhood and learn more about what BBWARM is doing to keep water in Birch Bay clean.  A bioswale ...
    Posted Jul 8, 2014, 3:30 PM by Ingrid Enschede
  • Join BBWARM at Birch Bay Discovery Days July 19 & 20 BBWARM is once again partnering with the Birch Bay Water and Sewer District and the Whatcom County Marine Resources Committee to bring information about water resources in the Birch Bay ...
    Posted Jul 8, 2014, 3:06 PM by Ingrid Enschede
  • ShellFest 2014 Saturday July 12 at Birch Bay State Park The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and the Washington State Parks Foundation invite the public to attend ShellFest 2014 at Birch Bay State Park in Whatcom County.  The event ...
    Posted Jul 8, 2014, 2:53 PM by Ingrid Enschede
  • Swimming Beach Closure Lifted at the Mouth of Terrell Creek The Whatcom County Health Department lifted the swimming beach closure in Birch Bay around the mouth of Terrell Creek on June 27 based on recent water quality data and drying ...
    Posted Jul 8, 2014, 2:37 PM by Ingrid Enschede
  • Purple Sulfur Bacteria Returns to Birch Bay With the nice weather this June, an unusual and stinky phenomena has returned to Birch Bay. Beach walkers will again have to navigate a zone of "pink gooey stuff" coating ...
    Posted Jun 27, 2014, 8:35 AM by Ingrid Enschede
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 Stormwater 1-Call Hotline
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