Brief history & Background of the District
Water District #10 was formed in 1968 primarily to provide sewer service to the many homes on septic systems around Lake Whatcom. In September of 2003, the District changed its name to Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District to better represent the area it serves. The District’s service area includes:
- Sudden Valley
- North Shore of Lake Whatcom
Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District provides water service to approximately 3,633 residential customers and sewer service to approximately 3,883 residential customers in an 18 square mile area encompassing Lake Whatcom. The District is operated by 18 full time staff persons, a five-member Board of Commissioners, and has an annual operations and maintenance budget of about $5 million dollars.