Proposed Change to the Clean Water Program Funding Structure
Skagit County’s Clean Water Program (CWP) originated from the Clean Water Shellfish Protection District created in 1995, which was originally designed to reduce bacterial pollution in Samish Bay and improve the quality of local shellfish beds. The County established the Clean Water Program in 2005 and authorized the collection of special assessments “to improve water quality and fish habitat essential for salmon recovery, shellfish protection, and other beneficial uses of the surface waters of Skagit County. [Memo]
Public Hearing Schedules:
November 16th at 11:00am, To receive comments on the proposed Ordinance Amending Chapter 6.68 Skagit County Code.
November 24th at 9:30am, To receive comments on the Resolution proposing changes to the CWP rate structure.
Clean Water Program
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
of the Clean Water Program.
Clean Samish Initiative
Samish Basin fecal coliform pollution issues have attracted
regional attention and are now the focus of the Clean
Samish Initiative. (more