Agricultural impacts on water resources in Dakota Creek Watershed, Whatcom County, Washington
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Agricultural impacts on water resources in Dakota Creek Watershed, Whatcom County, Washington

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Published by Whatcom County Conservation District in Lynden, Wash .
Written in English


  • Agriculture -- Environmental aspects -- Washington (State) -- Dakota Creek Watershed.,
  • Water quality -- Washington (State) -- Dakota Creek Watershed.,
  • Dakota Creek Watershed (Wash.) -- Environmental conditions.

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Statementprepared by Whatcom County Conservation District.
ContributionsWhatcom County Conservation District (Wash.)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14090839M

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  To view recent water quality results from around the county, visit our interactive online results map: To learn more about your watershed and bacteria monitoring efforts across Whatcom County, visit Washington State Department of Agriculture’s Water Quality Story Map: Factsheet: Water Quality Monitoring and Partnerships. How Does Whatcom County Agriculture Impact the Environment? Agriculture is a vital element of Whatcom ountys heritage, current livelihood, and culture, as is the beauty and ecological health of its landscape. Farmers are important stewards of the land, managing the health of its soil, the cleanliness of its water, and the quality of its air.   Dakota Creek is a small river near Blaine, WA. It is open for salmon from Oct. 1 – Dec. 31 from the mouth to the Giles Rd. bridge. Plenty of Coho salmon, and a few Kings, come up this small river and anglers can often do well along it’s banks.   Protecting Dakota County’s valuable surface water and groundwater resources is an important responsibility for everyone who lives and works here. Dakota County helps protect water quality every step of the way. The County maintains safe drinking water by making sure unused wells are sealed, septic systems are maintained, and regulations are.

Attribution: Utah Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin View Citation U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, , Federal Standards and Procedures for the National Watershed Boundary Dataset (WBD) (4 ed.): Techniques and Methods 11–A3, 63 p., http. Bertrand Creek is a small transboundary watershed with mixed land use that provides a good case study to compare the impacts of urban and agricultural activities on water resources. Located in southeastern Langley, it encompasses the city of Aldergrove and an agricultural area that extends from south of Aldergrove to the Canada - US international border. The main goal of this study was to. Agricultural Impacts on Water Resources in Tenmile Watershed (May ) WCD report for Lummi Tribal Fisheries Dept; bound booklet, available on request, inquire here. Portrait of a Watershed (pdf) – a one-page fact sheet produced by the local entity responsible for our state-designated Watershed Resource Inventory Area (‘WRIA 1’); likely. Agriculture and Water Quality Advisory Committee A broad array of agriculture interests participate on our committee to support a healthy industry and protect clean water. The committee has open dialogue about issues affecting the industry and how they intersect with our work to prevent water pollution.

Creek and Drayton Harbor in Whatcom County Washington. The health of Drayton Harbor has been an issue for nearly 20 years. Poor water quality and concerns about failing on-site septic systems (OSS) and livestock waste in the California and Dakota Creek sub-watersheds led to a downgrade of acres of shellfish growing areas at the. View an interactive map here to see where Drainage Districts are located throughout agricultural areas of Whatcom County. Most Drainage Districts have undertaken a long term planning process in the last few years and now have a Drainage Management Plan and permits in place for the next 5 years. Any lake, river or stream is a reflection of its watershed. Clean and healthy watersheds mean clean and healthy waters. The DENR Watershed Protection group works to assess, improve, restore, and maintain the health of South Dakota waters by providing local government bodies, natural resource management agencies, and the general public with information, funding, and technical assistance for. Hydrogeology, ground water quality, and sources of nitrate in lowland glacial aquifers of Whatcom County, Washington, and British Columbia, Canada. U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report