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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).

2013 Meeting Dates
  • January 16th, 2013
  • April 17th, 2013
  • July 17th, 2013
  • October 16th, 2013
Meeting Location
Public Utility Commission (PUC) Building
2nd Floor Small Hearings Room
550 Capitol St NE, Salem, OR 97301-2529 (View Map)
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.