Clean Water

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The Clean Water Program
The goal of the Clean Water Program is to address and deal with non-point pollution and to enhance Skagit County's water quality. It consists of a myriad of activities directed at educating the public, controlling storm water pollution, developing water quality monitoring plans, and restoring habitats among many other goals. Learn more about the history of the Clean Water Program.

The Clean Samish Initiative
Samish Basin fecal coliform pollution issues have attracted regional attention and are now the focus of the Clean Samish Initiative. (more information)

Plan on digging or harvesting shellfish in the Samish Bay?
Check the fecal coliform safety status here.

Recent Fecal Coliform Results in Skagit County

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Fish Passage Projects in Skagit County

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Related: Drainage Utility Projects

Clean Water News
Clean Water Media
Partner Agencies
Report a Clean Water Issue
To report water pollution concerns in unincorporated Skagit County, call (360) 416-1400.

For after hours response contact one of the additional spill response numbers listed below:
Washington Department of Ecology NW Regional Office:
National Response Center: 1-800-424-8802
Washington Emergency Management Division,
1-800-OILS-911 or 1-800-258-5900

For emergency situations that include hazardous waste spills, spills of raw sewage, gasoline, or other hazardous materials, DIAL 911.


Programs and Information
Water Quality Monitoring
Samish | Skagit