Your source for Education, Training and Networking in Southern Oregon.  

The American Water Works Association - Southern Oregon Subsection and the South Central Oregon Section of the PNCWA are pleased to announce that they have once again partnered to bring a strong, affordable educational program to Southern Oregon. 

With support from water and wastewater operators from across the region the 2017 school was a tremendous success. This will be our sixth short school in 12 years and this year's event promises an even better educational program, more vendors and networking opportunities galore!

The 2019 Short School, to be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday,  September 9-12 of 2019 will have more classes, more topics, more vendors and more fun! 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. each day. Registration table opens at 7:30 am. (Vendor displays Tuesday and Wednesday only.)


PNCWA or AWWA/WEF members     Non-members

$225 for all three days                          $290 for all three days

$150 for two days                                 $195 for two days

$80 for one day                                    $105 for one day

Includes light breakfast & lunch.

Optional Classes

ODOT Flagger, Mon, 9/9, 8:30-12:30 or 1:00-5:00. $85 per person for members, $110 per person for non-members. (maximum of 25 per class)

Cross-Connection Re-certification, Thurs, 9/12

Up to 2.0 CEU’s available in both water and wastewater! (OESAC approval pending)

YP Networking Fun Night

** Tues, 9/10, 5:30-9pm. Common Block Brewery, 315 E. 5th St., Medford, 97501 **

There’s more to life than just going to class! The Southern Oregon Young Professionals invite all new and seasoned water pros to join us for an evening of fun and networking. Get to know the experienced pros you’ve been at school with in a relaxed event setting. Food, drinks and fun will all be provided. Plus, we will be raffling off some pretty awesome prizes! What better way to spend your Tuesday evening than with your fellow PNWS-AWWA friends! Please let us know if you can make it. To RSVP or for more information, please contact Julie Smitherman at See you there! 

*NEW* All registration and payment is online, new this year.

Registration closes September 5 for most classes, August 30th for flagger certification.

 All registration and payment is online.

Full class descriptions available soon.

Check back to this site often as updates will be made often as planning progresses.

Also, be sure to check the
PNWS - AWWA Southern Oregon Subsection page or the South Central Oregon Section of the PNCWA page for updates, news and links to other useful information.

Up to 2.0 CEU’s available in both water and wastewater! (OESAC approval pending)

While this short school is one of the most affordable educational opportunities in Southern Oregon, don't let financial hardship prevent you or your staff from attending this high quality training event! (Limited number available, apply now.)

For further short school information please call 541-423-1970.