Welcome to the Northwest Oregon Subsection

We are a subsection of the Pacific Northwest Section (PNWS) of American Water Works Association (AWWA).

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

Officer Members

Matt Kaatz


City of West Linn


Laura Oxsen

Vice President

3J Consulting Inc.


Kyle Arnhart


City of Tigard


Brooke Barry


West Yost


Northwest Oregon Subsection Waterworks School

June 22-24 and 29-30, 2021

Join us for the Northwest Oregon Subsection AWWA Waterworks School hosted via Zoom by Clackamas Community College.

This event provides training for water system operators in four core sections:

  • Basics
  • Distribution & Maintenance
  • Water Quality & Treatment
  • Supervision & Leadership

This online event provides the registered participant the opportunity to gain a full 2.0 CEUs, which satisfies the state requirement for two years of continuing education.


Attendees may register for 1-5 mornings of virtual sessions from 8 a.m. – 12:35 p.m. on June 22-24 and 29-30.

  • 1 day: members $50, non-members $60
  • 2 day: members $100, non-members $120
  • 3 day: members $150, non-members $180
  • 4 day: members $200, non-members $240
  • 5 day: members $250, non-members $300


Registration is open until June 20, 2021. 

Upon successful registration, attendees will receive a link to access the Zoom meeting. We are not able to offer bulk registration at this time, as virtual attendance tracking for CEUs requires individual participant information.  


The preliminary schedule of events can be viewed online. Schedule subject to change.

For more information, contact wet@clackamas.edu.

Click Here To Find Out More and to Register

Northwest Oregon Subsection Annual Golf Tournament

August 13 – Gresham Golf Club
8am Shotgun Start
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