EDUCATION & OUTREACH
What is Stormwater?
You Can Help Prevent Pollution and Flooding in Birch Bay!
Report a Water Pollution Problem
If you witness a spill, chemicals being washed into a stormwater drain, or a contaminated stream, contact Whatcom County Public Works: 360-778-6230 (Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). If it is after work hours, and NOT an emergency, please leave a voicemail. If this is an emergency, call 911 immediately . For more information on reporting water pollution, click here.
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.