News & Events

Stewards of the Lake Guidebook arriving in mailboxes this week

Stewards of the Lake: A Guide to Living in the Lake Whatcom Watershed will be arriving in Lake Whatcom watershed residents' mailboxes this week. This guidebook provides information and resources to help residents protect water quality and watershed health. Curious about what the government is doing to help? There is information on that too.

Visit our Resident Guide page to download a copy of the guidebook and access additional resources and information.

Posted July 22, 2020

Lake Whatcom 2020-2024 Work Plan approved

The Lake Whatcom 2020-2024 Work Plan has now been approved by each of the three respective jurisdictions. The Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District approved the plan at their June 10 Board of Commissioners meeting. Whatcom County Council approved the plan at their July 7 Council Meeting. Bellingham City Council approved the plan at their July 20 Council Meeting.

Posted: July 22, 2020

Lake Whatcom 2020-2024 Work Plan and responses to comments now available

The Bellingham City Council, the Whatcom County Council, and the Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District Board of Commissioners were slated to vote on final approval of the new Lake Whatcom 2020-2024 Work Plan during their meeting on March 25. Instead, approval of the final work plan will occur at upcoming meetings to be held by each of the three respective jurisdictions.

Posted: March 27, 2020

CANCELLED: March 25, 2020 Lake Whatcom Joint Councils and Commission Annual Meeting

The annual Lake Whatcom Joint Councils and Commission meeting is cancelled due to public health concerns related to COVID-19 and in conformity with Whatcom County Health Department's recent emergency declaration regarding large meetings.

Posted: March 13, 2020

Draft Lake Whatcom Management Program Work Plan Available for Review

As Lake Whatcom Management Program partners, the City of Bellingham, Whatcom County, and Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District work together to develop a coordinated five year work plan to meet program goals for the protection of Lake Whatcom and its watershed. The 2020-2024 draft work plan is now available for public review and comment.

Posted: February 5, 2020