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Protect Lake Whatcom ---
---It's Our Drinking Water
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Raining in the Watershed? -- Pick a site. Go there. Observe. Take photos. Make field notes.

If you spot: FLOODING, WASHOUTS, RUNOFF, MUD, SEWAGE
An Immediate Health Threat?
  • (sewage or toxics) ====>>
------------ Public Health Hazard -----------
676.6724 == the Health Department
738.6248 == the Dept of Ecology
734.9224 == Water District 10

A lesser threat?
  • Water or stuff getting into the lake.
  • Construction site not properly protected.
  • Holding pond full or leaking.
-------- City - PW Dept ----------
676.6850 (catchbasins plugged, creeks, washouts)
676.6896 (after hours)
------- County -----------
676.6907 (Planning Compliance staff)
676.6876 (Surface Water; River & Flood)

------- all locations and severities -----------

Any kind of trouble, call:
738.3151 LakeWhatcom.org: runoff@lakewhatcom.org ;
and
715.9323 PFLW: info@peopleforlakewhatcom.org ;

If there is no trouble at your worrisome spot even if raining, report good news to: runoff@lakewhatcom.org .

(all numbers are area-code: 360 )
webpage URL: href="http://LakeWhatcom.org/runoff.shtml"
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