Charel Terrace Stormwater System Improvements

Project Goals

  • Reduce flooding
  • Improve water quality 
  • Increase stormwater flow capacity
  • Improve maintenance access 
Project Description

The Charel Terrace Stormwater System Improvement Project is located on Birch Point off Semiahmoo Drive and was identified as a priority capital project in the Birch Bay Comprehensive Stormwater Plan.  This project replaced failing stormwater facilities and added new facilities along Charel Drive and Cary Lane.  Project components include: water treatment swales on Charel Drive, 600 feet of new pipe, and a new outfall structure to protect the shoreline.

New outfall to the beach.
New outfall structure on the beach.

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Construction Year: 2011

Engineer: Land Development Engineering & Surveying, Inc.

Contractor: Len Honcoop Gravel, Inc.

Construction Contract: $270,000