High Efficiency Toilets

Residential Water Use by Toilets Toilets typically are the largest source of water use in the home, accounting for 30 percent of indoor residential water consumption.   Toilets are also major sources of wasted water due to leaks and/or inefficiency.  Fortunately, the water efficiency of toilets has been increasing and recent advancements have allowed toilets to use…

Water Awareness Poster Contest

Each year the District and city of Blaine host a Water Awareness Poster Contest for the fourth grade classrooms at Blaine Elementary.  Students are asked to create a poster that relates to the theme of the poster contest and gives one important message about water conservation. Past Themes: 2008 – Be a Water Hero 2009…

School Conservation Program

Each year the District’s Conservation Program Coordinator visits the fourth grade classrooms of Blaine Elementary to educate the students about their drinking water supply and water conservation.  Students learn about groundwater, pollution and water conservation by building their own edible earth parfait out of candy and ice cream. Topics Covered in Classroom: How much water…

Home Water Works

The Alliance for Water Efficiency partnered with The Home Depot Foundation to create an interactive website to give consumers the best and most relevant information about conserving water at home, and offers water saving tips and information about every major water-using fixture and appliance found in homes today. The central feature of the Home Water…

New Rates for 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FY 2018 Water and Sewer Budget Approved by District Commissioners During a regularly scheduled meeting on 11/9/17, the Birch Bay Water & Sewer Commissioners voted to approve the proposed fiscal year 2018 (FY18) budget. District Finance Director Sandi McMillan said “next year’s budget provides our growing District with a ten year planned…