West Cemetery Creek Water Quality Project

​​​​​​​​​​​Project Overview: EN05​3

​​This project includes the design and construction of stream bank and channel stabilization features along West Cemetery Creek. This project will install natural bed and bank features, facilitate stormwater dispersion along the creek, and reduce sediment loads to improve water quality and restore natural processes in West Cemetery Creek and downstream water bodies. 

Funding from a Washington State Department of Ecology Centennial Clean Water Program grant.

For project background information please see the​ West Cemetery Creek Water Quality Improvements webpage.​

Status – December 2021

Accomplishments: All 2021 work is complete.

Special thanks to the City’s Bellingham Parks Volunteer Program who hosted a work party for this project in November 2021. Together with community volunteers, they replanted sections of the construction area with native plants.

Volunteers at the November 2021 work party at the West Cemetery Creek site.

Next Milestone: Begin next phase of work in Spring 2022.

Project Details​

  • Status – Construction
  • Contract awarded – July 12, 2021
  • Contract amount – $608,103.84
  • Contractor – Henifin Construction
  • Vicinity Map 

More Information

Contact

​Freeman Anthony, P.E.
Project Engineer
Phone: (360) 778-7924
Public Works Co​ntacts

​​This project is​ funded by the Washington Sta​te Department of Ecology.

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