Pollution Identification and Correction Program

About the Pollution Identification and Correction (PIC) Program

The focus of the PIC Program is identifying and correcting sources of bacterial pollution coming into Tribal marine waters. Swinomish Water Quality works closely with other local, state, Tribal, and federal PIC partners in a collaborative effort to reduce pollutants in our waterways and improve the status of shellfish growing area. The PIC program achieves this through source tracking and working directly with property and home-owners to address pollution sources.

Potential Pollution Sources

The PIC program works to address common sources of fecal pollution including, but not limited to:

If you have concerns about a contamination source on your property or around the Reservation, contact our PIC Program Lead: Brooke Zibell, bzibell@swinomish.nsn.us. We will follow-up with a site visit and monitoring in the area of concern.

Pollution Identification and Correction Program


To report a contamination concern, please contact:

PIC Program Lead

Brooke Zibell


Phone (360) 708.9279


Dept. of Environmental Protection
11430 Moorage Way
La Conner, WA 98257


Mon-Wed | 8-6 PM
Thurs | 8-5:30 PM