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Advisory Committee
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About the Advisory Committee
Enacted by Senate Bill 156 in 2007, the Drinking Water Advisory Committee (DWAC) was created to advise and assist Drinking Water Services on policies related to the protection, safety and regulation of public drinking water in Oregon. Among the policies developed are best management practices for water systems and suppliers.

According to Oregon Revised Statute (ORS) 448.153, DWAC consists of 15 members (appointed by the State Public Health Officer) that serve three-year terms, meet at least four times annually, and represent served communities, advocacy groups and professional organizations. Community and groups represented include the following:

Advisory Committee Meetings
Meetings are held quarterly and are open to the public. Meetings are held from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (PST).

2015 Meeting Dates
  • January 21st, 2015
  • April 15th, 2015
  • July 15th, 2015
  • October 21st, 2015
Meeting Location
Salem Willow Lake Wastewater Plant, Keizer
 Meeting Minutes

Advisory Committee Members
The State Public Health Officer appoints 15 advisory committee members for three-year terms. Individual committee members represent served communities, advocacy groups and professional organizations.