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Water Pollution Hotline: 253.383.2429 Bay Patrol Direct Cell: 253.255.3895
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Our Mission

Citizens for a Healthy Bay engages citizens to clean up, restore and protect Commencement Bay, its surrounding waters and natural habitat.

Citizens for a Healthy Bay is a nonprofit environmental organization working side-by-side with local citizens, businesses and government to prevent water pollution and make our community more sustainable. Learn about us and find exciting ways to get involved.

The End of the Kalakala Ferry

CHB's Bay Patrol was on the scene on January 22nd to oversee the final day of the Kalakala ferry. The once-iconic vessel is now derelict, posing a serious environmental and navigational hazard. Check out pictures of the process here.

Expanded Art and Poetry Contest

Our second annual environmental art and poetry contest is underway and has been extended to youth in both the Puyallup River and KGI watersheds. The contest is free to enter and open to students aged 4-18 years old. Find out more!

Be a Volunteer

Be a part of a positive environmental change in the Commencement Bay area. Volunteer at a cleanup event, become a Citizen Steward, or participate in another eco-friendly volunteer opportunity.

Help us prevent storm drain pollution

Join us for our next Storm Drain Marking day.

Join Today

Show your support for your environment by becoming a member of Citizens for a Healthy Bay.

Below are a few of Tacoma's "BEST" businesses. Learn how you can participate in the Businesses for an Environmentally Sustainable Tacoma (BEST) program.