Capital improvement projects (CIPs) improve stormwater systems to
protect water quality and reduce the risk of flooding. Learn more about BBWARM CIPs.
BBWARM's education and
outreach program is designed to increase public knowledge about
stormwater issues and promote voluntary actions that reduce stormwater problems. Learn more about BBWARM education and outreach projects.
Properly maintained stormwater drainage systems reduce the risk of
damage to property and sensitive areas like streambanks and marine
bluffs during storms. Learn more about stormwater facility maintenance.
Protecting water quality ensures Birch Bay remains safe for recreation and shellfish harvesting. Good water quality also supports a healthy aquatic ecosystem. BBWARM supports Whatcom County's comprehensive water
quality monitoring program for the Birch Bay Watershed. Learn more about water quality.
BBWARM is completed subwatershed master plans for urbanized subbasins in the Birch Bay watershed. These plans provide detailed information on existing stormwater facilities and identify priority areas for improvements. Learn more about subwatershed master plans.