RELATED ECOLOGY PROGRAMS
Who to contact if you have a question about:
We welcome your comments, questions, concerns or ideas about the program.
Andrea Hood, program coordinator
Ty Keltner, communications manager
Water quality regulations and enforcement
Contact the following people for more information about how Ecology is working with landowners and residents to identify and correct preventable sources of bacteria pollution. Ecology enforces the Washington state Water Pollution Control Law (RCW 90.48) and the federal Clean Water Act.
Doug Allen, manager
Jessica Kirkpatrick, inspector
Water sampling and analysis
The Washington Department of Ecology, Whatcom County Public Works, Lummi Nation and Nooksack Indian Tribe can provide more information about water sampling and analysis. Whatcom County Public Works also provides administrative and technical support to shellfish protection district advisory committees.
Steve Hood, engineer
Erika Douglas, senior planner
Meg Harris, data coordinator
Kara Kuhlman, deputy water resources manager
Oliver Grah, water resources manager
Land use regulations and permits
The Whatcom County Planning and Development Services department can provide more information about farm plan applications submitted for compliance with the Conservation Program on Agriculture Lands (WCC 16.16.290).
Ryan Ericson, natural resources supervisor
Farm management – technical assistance and cost-sharing
The Whatcom Conservation District and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service can provide more information about technical assistance and cost-share programs available to farm operators.
Corina Cheever, resource specialist
Alex Hall, resource conservationist
On-site sewage (septic) systems
The Whatcom County Health Department provides regulatory oversight for on-site sewage systems (OSS) in Whatcom County. In addition to permitting and code enforcement, the OSS Program provides information about proper OSS operation and maintenance and opportunities for financial assistance for repairs.
Mike Kim, environmental health supervisor
Dairy nutrient management program
The Washington Department of Agriculture provides regulatory oversight for licensed dairies related to water quality.
Michael Isensee, field inspector
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