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, October 9, 2014 at 10:30 am. The meeting will be held at the Salem Willow Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant in the small conference room. This will be a CEU Committee meeting only.

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 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 Paula Carson (503) 229-5161 or (toll-free in Oregon) 1-800-452-4011 for information or visit their website: http://www.deq.state.or.us/wq/opcert/opcert.htm

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: http://www.deq.state.or.us/wq/onsite/onsite.htm