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
  • Community Solutions for Clean Water - Scoop the Poop Scoop the poop, bag it, and place it in the trash.  This is an easy thing pet owners can do to keep the harmful bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms found ...
    Posted by Ingrid Enschede
  • Run with the Chums 5k Fun Run/Walk September 27 Run with the Chums is a fun and free event for all ages on Saturday September 27 at 10 AM located off Jackson Road south of Grandview Road.  Run or ...
    Posted by Ingrid Enschede
  • Whatcom Water Weeks September 6 - 20 The fifth annual Whatcom Water Weeks is September 6 to 20.  This year's theme is Water, Food, and You.  Over 30 different events celebrating the importance of our water ...
    Posted Aug 13, 2014, 10:51 AM by Ingrid Enschede
  • No August BBWARM Advisory Committee Meeting There is no BBWARM Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for August.  Our next regular meeting will be held on Wednesday September 17 from 6 to 8 PM at the Cannery Day ...
    Posted Aug 13, 2014, 10:19 AM by Ingrid Enschede
  • Birch Bay Water Quality Update County staff have been receiving questions from Birch Bay residents concerned about water quality and increasing amounts of algae and purple sulfur bacteria in Birch Bay this summer. This post ...
    Posted Aug 5, 2014, 1:23 PM by Ingrid Enschede
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 Stormwater 1-Call Hotline
1 call hotline 360-715-7460
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