Oregon implements drinking water protection for public water systems through a partnership of DEQ and the Oregon Health Authority. The program provides information about drinking water and helps Oregonians get involved in protecting drinking water quality. In general, for questions regarding groundwater sources, contact OHA. Contact DEQ for questions about protecting public water supplies using surface water.
For questions about regulations, water quality, treatment plants, and testing, contact OHA, which is the primary agency for the implementation of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act in Oregon.
For private household well questions, visit OHA's Domestic Well Safety Program web page, contact them by email at
email@example.com or by phone at 971-673-0440.