Academy Road Stormwater Improvements
The Academy Road Stormwater Improvements Project is a joint Whatcom County and City of Bellingham project in the Academy sub-basin to reduce phosphorus loading and treat stormwater runoff from approximately 76 acres of residential area. The project includes a series of water quality treatment facilities including a Filterra and media filtration system with piping, catch basins, and pre-treatment vaults. This project implements a dual treatment system that removes a higher percentage of phosphorus compared to the standard system. The project is funded with local funds and grants from the Washington State Department of Ecology.
Jurisdictions: Whatcom County and City of Bellingham
Contractor: Razz Construction
Final Construction Cost: $747,385
Completion Date: September 2015
The Academy Road Stormwater Improvements project is located in the Academy sub-basin of the Lake Whatcom Watershed.
Kraig Olason, Stormwater Program Manager
Whatcom County Public Works Stormwater Division
Phone: (360) 778-6230