*Effective August 1, 2013, the phone number of OESAC will be 503/698-6486.
This is a temporary number until such time as the OESAC office is moved into its new location.
The new address will be P. O. Box 577, Canby, OR 97013-0577. This address can and should be used immediately to ensure receipt of any and all OESAC applications in a timely manner.
Application Review Fee Increase!
The Oregon Environmental Services Advisory
Council (OESAC) has voted and approved a fee increase for application review
effective July 1, 2013. The fee increase was necessary to cover expenses to
administer the review process.
The sponsor application fee change is as follows:
Old Fee: 10 contact hours equals $50.00.
Each additional hour is $5.00.
New Fee: 10 contact hours equals $75.00. Each
additional hour is $10.00.
The Advisory Council approved the fee increase to assure the solvency of
the Council. The Council wants to continue to bring outstanding training for
the water and wastewater system operators, and onsite installers and operation
and maintenance personnel throughout the state.
Continued education trainings that are not approved by OESAC may not be accepted for CEUs by Oregon licensing agencies.
OESAC Mission Statement
To further technology education in the State of Oregon, particularly in known environmental arenas such a water supply operators, wastewater operators, hazardous wastes technicians and other environmental media technicians as needs arise. To accomplish this mission through cooperative efforts among community colleges, professional organizations, adjacent States, public entities and private training units.
Next OESAC Meeting
The next meeting of the Oregon Environmental Services Advisory Council (OESAC) is scheduled for Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 10:30 am. The meeting will be held at the Salem Willow Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant in the small conference room.
The Willow Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant is located at 5915 Windsor Island Road, Keizer, OR. A contact phone number is 503/588-6380. A map can be found at
See map info here
State of Oregon Participating Programs
(Below are the State of Oregon programs that issue licenses/certifications. Please do not contact them with CEU and OESAC questions. Contact information for CEU and OESAC questions is at the top of the page. Under the the words, "OESAC CEU Committee".)
Drinking Water Treatment and Distribution
Oregon Health Authority, Drinking Water Services.
Contact Dottie Reynolds at (971)
673-0426 or visit their web site at http://www.ohd.hr.state.or.us/dwp/welcome.htm
Wastewater Treatment and Collection
The State of Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) certifies these personnel.
Contact Genet Belete (503) 229-5349 or (toll-free in Oregon) 1-800-452-4011 for information or visit their website:
System Installers and Maintenance Providers
The DEQ Onsite Wastewater Management Program.
Contact Lisa MacGregor at (541)686-7905 or (toll-free in Oregon at 1-800-844-8467 x7905 for information or visit their website: