Welcome to the PNWS Northwest Oregon Subsection Intranet Site!

AWWA is the authoritative resource on safe water, sharing knowledge on water resource development, water and wastewater treatment technology, water storage and distribution, utility management and operations.  An international nonprofit and education society, AWWA is the largest and oldest organization of water professionals in the world. 

Members of the NW Oregon Subsection of AWWA cover a full spectrum of water industry professionals including operators and engineers, water conservation and cross-connection specialists, customer service agents and meter technicians, manufacturers and suppliers, teachers and students, meter readers and more!

The NW Oregon Subsection of AWWA invites and encourages all water industry professionals to attend and participate in their meetings and events.

Announcing the NW Oregon Subsection of the AWWA

April Meeting!

Weather Monitoring -
Hosted by the North Clackamas County Water Commission



14275 Clackamas River Dr,
Oregon City, OR 97045

Thursday April 20, 2017

11:30 - 1:00


North Clackamas County Water


$7 for Lunch (members)

$10 for Lunch (non-members)

Free for students and retirees


Future Meetings

May - No Meeting 
See you in Kennewick!

June 15th

Portland Water Bureau, Interstate Facility
Asset Management

Announcing the NW Oregon Subsection of the AWWA Education Committee


Friday, April 21st

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Comfort Suites Columbia River

3420 Leif Erikson Drive

Astoria, OR 97103

Sponsored by PNWS-NW Oregon Subsection Education Committee

You are invited to attend a workshop for the latest program in PNWS's training curriculum:


Basic Waterworks Workshop

  Friday, April 21st starting at 8:30 am

at the Comfort Suites-Columbia River


This program is designed for new utility front-line employees, office staff or others that want a preview or review of the basics of a water utility, the terminology, regulations, processes, and goals.  Topics will include:

  • Overview of Water systems
  • Regulations & Contaminants
  • Water Sources
  • Hydrology & Hydraulics
  • Treatment & Disinfection
  • Water Quality Monitoring 
  • Water Quality Protection Practices
  • Construction & Maintenance
  • Disaster Response

Instructors will be:

  • Don Lovas, City of Salem Water

0.6 CEUs approved

Cost is $75 for AWWA members and $100 for non-members.  $10 surcharge after April 15.

Lunch and refreshments included

Registration is limited to 30 attendees and will close on Wednesday, April 19th. 

Click on the link below to register or for more information.

 We look forward to seeing you in Astoria! 

 For more information contact Don Lovas at 503-932-7044 or dlovas@cityofsalem.net


Announcing the NW Oregon Subsection of the AWWA Membership Committee

Have you changed jobs recently or changed your email address or phone number?

If so, please take a moment to update your contact information with the subsection. Simply click on one of the links below.

Announcing the NW Oregon Subsection of the AWWA

2017 Subsection Budget

Please review the attached budget (below link). We will be voting on it at the annual holiday party in December.

Have an announcement that you don't see listed on our webpage or see information that needs to be updated?
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ph: (503) 220.5432