Working to keep drinking water safe for Oregonians
Access to safe drinking water is essential to human health. Each person on Earth requires at least 20 to 50 liters of clean, safe water a day for drinking, cooking and simply keeping themselves clean. Oregon Drinking Water Services works to help keep drinking water safe for Oregonians.
Oregon Drinking Water Services (DWS) administers and enforces drinking water quality standards for public water systems in the state of Oregon. DWS focuses resources in the
areas of highest public health benefit and promotes voluntary compliance with
state and federal drinking water standards. DWS also emphasizes prevention of
contamination through source water protection, provides technical assistance to
water systems and provides water system operator training.
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