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Downtown Raingarden Project Open House April 30 2013


The public is invited to participate in the Downtown Improvement Gardens (DIG) Project Open House. The DIG project is designed to improve water quality in Whatcom Creek and add green spaces to part of the downtown core.

What are Downtown Improvement Gardens and Why?
The Downtown Improvement Gardens (DIG) Project intends to improve Whatcom Creek water quality by installing 36 raingardens in strategic locations downtown. The raingardens will help treat and infiltrate stormwater from over 90 urban acres that currently flows untreated into Whatcom Creek. DIG also creates attractive urban green spaces downtown, can enhance pedestrian and bicycle safety, and helps protect sewer ratepayers' investments in the piped collection system.


Start: 05:30 PM
End: 07:30 PM


1420 N. State Street, next to Innate


Freeman Anthony, P.E., Project Engineer
Public Works Department

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