Stormwater & Spill Prevention

Construction Stormwater Management

2017-06-08T21:07:44-08:00

Whatcom Environmental provided stormwater compliance management and technical support for a major industrial facility construction project as required by the Washington State Department of Ecology Construction Stormwater General Permit. The project encompassed approximately 25 acres and lasted for 29 months. Whatcom Environmental personnel performed weekly stormwater inspections which included turbidity measurements and an evaluation of [...]

Onsite Annual Stormwater Training

2017-04-24T22:11:56-08:00

Whatcom Environmental has presented annual pollution prevention training at four facilities throughout Whatcom and Skagit Counties. Permitted facilities with coverage under the Washington State Department of Ecology Industrial Stormwater General Permit are required to provide annual stormwater training to all staff that work in areas of stormwater exposure. Whatcom Environmental can provide a stormwater training [...]

Conditional No Exposure

2017-04-24T22:11:08-08:00

Whatcom Environmental provided technical assistance to a fabrication facility leading to the issuance of a Conditional No Exposure exemption from the Washington State Department of Ecology Industrial Stormwater General Permit. The facility sought assistance at the very beginning of operations, and Whatcom Environmental was able recommend minor site management changes which allowed them to eliminate [...]

Metals Fabrication Facility

2017-04-24T22:09:54-08:00

Whatcom Environmental provided technical assistance to a metals fabrication facility which had been recently issued coverage under the Washington State Department of Ecology Industrial Stormwater General Permit. As a newly permitted facility, stormwater work included an evaluation and mapping of the facility stormwater infrastructure, implementation of mandatory best management practices (BMPs), and preparation of a [...]