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Oregon Drinking Water Protection Staff and Resources*

Oregon Health Authority

OHA Drinking Water Program
Portland State Office Building
800 NE Oregon St., Suite 611
Portland, OR 97232-2162

Phone duty: 971-673-0405
Fax: 971-673-0694
Dave Leland, Program Manager, 971-673-0415
Kari Salis, Manager, Technical Services- Region 1, 971-673-0423
OHA Drinking Water Program
444 A St.
Springfield, OR  97477

Fax: (541) 726-2596
Casey Lyon, R.E.H.S., Manager, Technical Services- Region 2, 541-726-2587 x22
Tom Pattee, Groundwater Coordinator, 541-726-2587 x24   
Russell Kazmierczak, 541-726-2587 x26
Shawn Stevenson, 541-726-2587 x32
Drue Edney, 541-726-2587 x25

Department of Environmental Quality

Environmental Solutions, Water Quality Program
811 SW Sixth Ave.
Portland, OR  97204-1390

Fax 503-229-6037

Gene Foster, Manager, Watershed Management, 503-229-5325
Sheree Stewart, DW Protection Coordinator, 503-229-5413
Julie Harvey, Drinking Water Specialist, 503-229-5664
Steve Aalbers, GIS, 503-229-6798
Josh Seeds, Nonpoint Source Specialist, 503-229-5081

DEQ Western Region
165 E 7th Ave., Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401

Fax 541-686-7551

Dave Belyea, Manager, Regional Environmental Solutions, 541-687-7340
Jacquie Fern, Drinking Water Specialist, 541-686-7898

Other Agencies and Partners

  • EPA Drinking Water Resources
    EPA Region 10: Susan Eastman, 206-553-6249, E-mail
  • Land Use Planning
    Department of Land Conservation and Development: Amanda Punton, 971-673-0961
  • Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund
    OHA Drinking Water Program: Adam DeSemple, 971-673-0422
    Business Oregon, Infrastructure Finance Authority: Robert Alt, 503-551-0917
  • Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund
    DEQ: Larry McAllister, Community and Program Assistance, 503-229-6412
  • Oregon Association of Water Utilities
  • Oregon Rural Community Assistance Corporation
    Chris Marko, 503-228-1780
  • US Geological Survey
    Kurt Carpenter, Joe Rinella, 503-251-3200

*Note: Not all positions are full-time and/or work in the state's Drinking Water Protection Program full-time.  

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For more information about DEQ's Drinking Water Protection Program please see the Staff Contacts and Resources.

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Headquarters: 700 NE Multnomah Street, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 503-229-5696 or toll free in Oregon 1-800-452-4011
Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service: 1-800-735-2900  FAX: 503-229-6124

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