The mission of the Sustainability Committee is to inform, educate and support APWA members in implementation of sustainable design, construction, management and operation of public works.

Current News:

  • Next Meeting: Wednesday, April 12th from 7:30 – 8:30 AM, at the Spring APWA conference in Seaside, Oregon
  • Oregon’s first Envision Award goes to the Tualatin Valley Water District’s Ridgewood View Park Reservoir and Pump Station! (September 2016)
  • ASCE Interchange Education Videos with episodes centering on Creating Sustainable Communites: The Role of the Civil Engineer
  • Congratulations to Mike Faha on winning the 2016 National Sustainability Practices Individual Award!
  • Center for Sustainability releases new C4S Sustainaiblity Toolkit (September 2016)
  • Sustainability Committee’s first tour featured in newsletter article! A big thank you to the participants, sponsors and Metro for hosting!

Education and Training Opportunities:

  • Click Listen and Learn Archived Webinars (Must be an APWA Member to View)
  • Resilient Cities – A Discussion with Chief Resilience Officers, April 16, 2015 at 8:00am Pacific Time
  • Envision: The Sustainability Rating System for All Infrastructure
  • Sustainable City Network Archived Webinars

Blogs and On-line Communities:

  • APWA National Center for Sustainability Blog
  • APWA InfoNOW Sustainability Community -Browse to Sustainability Community, must login to APWA site to participate – March 2013
  • Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure: blog- LinkedIn Group

Infrastructure Sustainability Links:

Infrastructure Sustainability Rating Tools:

Committee Contacts:

Allison Pyrch
Steve Adams
Lieden Cook, 541-966-0245(Board Liaison)

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