Resources by Category
Lake Whatcom Water Quality and Monitoring Reports
WWU Institute for Watershed Studies Lake Whatcom Monitoring Reports
Lake Whatcom Tributary Monitoring Program Phase 3 Report without appendices (48 pages) (2021)
Lake Whatcom Tributary Monitoring Program Phase 3 Report with appendices (556 pages) (2021)
Lake Whatcom On-Site Sewage System Impact Assessment Report (2020)
Lake Whatcom North Shore On-Site Sewage System Leachate Detection Project Report (2017)
Other Lake Whatcom Reports and Documents
City of Bellingham Surface and Stormwater Comprehensive Plan (2020)
Lake Whatcom Watershed Baseline Survey Findings (2018) Watershed resident survey to measure awareness, attitude, and behaviors of stewardship activities that benefit Lake Whatcom and its watershed
Lake Whatcom Comprehensive Plan: Stormwater Capital Program Update (2017) Visit our Capital Improvements Project page for more information.
Total Phosphorus and Sediment HFAM Modeling Results Report (2016)
Aquatic Invasive Species Program Reports and Documents
Aquatic Invasive Species Program Annual Reports
Lake Whatcom Presentations
Annual Joint Councils and Commission Meeting Presentations
March 27, 2020 - meeting cancelled due to COVID-19
Lake Whatcom Policy Group Meetings
Past meeting agendas, minutes, and materials are available on the City of Bellingham’s website.
Recent Meeting Presentations
June 1, 2022: DNR Lake Whatcom Forest Practices Water Quality Protections presentation slides
February 16, 2022: Lake Whatcom Build-Out Report presentation slides
December 1, 2021: Lake Whatcom TMDL Reassessment presentation slides and video recording.
Visit these links to learn more about regulations from local and state codes applicable in the Lake Whatcom watershed.