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

Kyle Arnhart


City of Tigard


Andrew Wentworth

Vice President

GSI Water Solutions


Dawn Nolan




Star Smith



John Aho Memorial Water for People Golf Tournament – 29th Annual NW Oregon Subsection Golf for Water

July 21; 8am shotgun start

Gresham Golf Club
2155 NE Division St
Gresham, OR 97030

Just $80 per person, includes lunch

Register Now!


Young Professionals Wilsonville Water Treatment Plant Tour and Lunch

June 13; Noon-2pm

Wilsonville Water Treatment Plant

10350 SW Arrowhead Creek Lane
Wilsonville, OR 97070

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Northwest Oregon Subsection 43rd Waterworks School

June 20-22, 2023

Clackamas Community College Campus
Oregon City, OR

This event provides training for water professionals in three core sections:

  • Operations & Maintenance
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Water Quality & Treatment

This in-person 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.

Register Now!