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

State of Oregon Water Resources Department


Dawn Nolan




DeEtta Fosbury


Summit Water Resources


Mehrin Selimgir

Membership Chair

City of Vancouver


Joint YP Event @ Birdie Time

May 30 5:00/7:00

Come and meet Young Professionals from other Portland-area professional organizations!

AWWA will join the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT), and American Public Works Association (APWA) to co-hosting a happy hour at Birdie Time!

Food and drinks will be covered by the orgs– let’s Par-Tee!

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NW Oregon Subsection Waterworks School

July 9-11

Clackamas Community College
19600 Molalla Avenue , Oregon City, OR 97045

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

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.

Attendees may register for up-to 3 in-person days from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on July 9th, 10th, and 11th.

“Adapt and Overcome” Steven Hernandez will be this year’s keynote speaker on July 9th at 9am!

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NW Oregon Subsection’s John Aho Memorial Water For People Golf Tournament

July 19

Gresham Golf Course
2155 NE Division St, Gresham, OR 97030

The WFP Committee of the NW Oregon Subsection of the PNWS-AWWA invites you to the Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, July 19, 2024. Proceeds from this event will benefit both the John Aho Scholarship Fund and WFP. The tournament includes pre-round range balls, a cart, lunch, and prizes. Registration opens at 7AM, shotgun start at 8AM.

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