Welcome to our website!  SWLCWD is located in southwest Lincoln County, Oregon, between the Cities of Waldport and Yachats and is bordered by Forest Service lands and the Pacific Ocean. 

Our Mission

Our Mission is to provide clean, safe drinking water delivered to your home.

District Profile

Elected Water District Commissioners:

  • Donald Tucker – Chairman
  • Robert Whitson – Vice-chairman
  • Jon Culton – Treasurer
  • Gary Hodges – Secretary
  • Bill Turner – Member-at-Large


Budget Committee Members: 

  •   Donald Tucker
  •   Bob Whitson
  •   Jon Culton
  •   Gary Hodges
  •   Bill Turner
  •   Larry Anthony
  •   Dorothy Revell
  •   Ann Cockerline
  •   Dick Esler
  •   Lee Parr


Water District Office Staff:

David Whitlock        Field Superintendent – Water Distribution Certificate Level 2  Water Treatment Certificate Level 2

Barry Arnold            Water Plant Operator

Mike Dixon               Water Distribution – Water Distribution Certificate Level 2 – Water Treatment Certification Level 1 & Cross Connection Specialist

Zachary Forcier        Water Distribution – Water Distribution Certificate Level 1

Megan Jones           Office clerk

Carla Young       Finance Officer/Office Mgr      Bachelor of Science Degrees in Finance  & Post-Bac in Accounting


Contact Information






7740 Highway 101 N

Yachats, OR 97498

Mailing address

P.O. Box 368

Waldport, OR 97394

Electronic mail

General Information: Carla Young cryoung@peak.org
Webmaster: Megan Jones mjones@swlcwd.org

Field Superintendent: David Whitlock swlcwd@peak.org

Southwest Lincoln County is associated with the following professional organizations:

Oregon Association of Water Utilities (OAWU)   http://oawu.net/

American Water Works Association (AWWA)   www.awwa.org

Special Districts Association of Oregon (SDAO)  http://sdao.com/