Cleaner water provides a healthier environment for swimming, fishing, shellfish harvesting and boating, as well as better habitat for fish. Whether residents live in a town, on a farm, or near a stream or a storm drain, there are many ways to prevent bacteria and other pollutants from getting into the waters of the Stillaguamish River Basin, Port Susan, and Skagit Bay.
Do you have an idea for a water quality project? You may be eligible for grant funding from the Stillaguamish Clean Water District Discretionary Fund which is available to assist private landowners, community groups, and/or local agencies in undertaking small-scale projects to improve water quality on private or public property. To check your eligibility, visit the Discretionary Fund webpage.
Here are tips for what residents can do to improve water quality: