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Drinking Water Services (DWS) is not currently offering the advanced course. The course materials will remain available for reference.​ 

Course Materials

Reference versions of the materials used in the 2014 advanced course are provided below.

Shock Chlorination Unit


Operator Responsibilities Under the Groundwater Rule Unit

  • Groundwater Rule and You, PPS -or- PDF

  • Coliform Sampling Plan Template for Small Water Systems Serving Up to 1,000 Persons, fillable MS Word -or- PDF

  • Exercise: Developing a Coliform Sampling Plan for a Small Groundwater System, MS Word

  •  How to Complete a Microbiological Analysis (Coliform) Laboratory Form, PDF


Source Water Protection Unit

  • Groundwater Information and Source Water Protection, PPS -or- PDF
  • Web Resources and Fact Sheets for Drinking Water Protection,PDF
  • Management Strategies for Commonly Identified Potential Sources of Contamination (PCSs) to Oregon's Sources of Drinking Water, PDF
  • Exercise Instructions, MS Word
  • Small Water System Implementation Matrix, MS Word -or- PDF
  • Source Water Protection: Why Some Public-Supply Wells are More Vulnerable to Contamination than Others, Video
Assistance with Developing your Source Water Protection Funding Application