Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 8:00 AM PDT
Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 4:00 PM PDT

Add to Calendar 


Best Western Plus Hood River 
1108 E Marina Way
Hood River, OR 97031, OR 97031

Driving Directions


Krysta Thornton 
Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center 

Western States Alliance FOG Forum Workshop 2020 

Please Review This Page Prior to Registering:

Every year, the Western States Alliance coordinates and hosts a Fats, Oil, and Grease (FOG) Forum that is the premier event of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. The Forum is designed to inform and train water related professional Municipal managers, supervisors, engineers and technicians, consultants, food and hospitality service providers, pumpers, other service providers and anyone interested in best practices for managing FOG.

Meals included in the ticket price include breakfast, lunch and dinner on the first day, and breakfast and lunch on the second day.

View Last Years Agenda for a general idea of what next years content will look like.

Anticipated Topics for 2020 

  • Case Study of FOG Bypasses
  • Food Service Inspections - A Virtual Inspection
  • Building Good Communications Between City Departments
  • Cost-benefit Analysis of FOG Program
  • Enforcement Case Study
  • Kitchen Best Practices - Training and Tracking
  • FOG Pumper Panel
  • FOG Data Management Panel
  • Co-generation Using FOG - Is it a Good Option for Your City?
  • Western States Alliance - Providing Ongoing Training and Assistance
  • Enforcement Response Plans - Requirements and Options
  • Round-table Discussions


To register for a discounted rate at the Best Western Plus Hood River hotel, use the below information (price subject to hotel availability). The cut off date is currently March 2nd:

Make your reservation by calling direct at (541) 386-2200 or 1(800) 780-7234

Group Name: 2020 WSA Fog Forum

Group ID: 1066-1


1.4 CEUs will be applied for and were awared in past conferences.

You are responsible for signing in/out during the conference to insure you recieve your CEUs. 

If your email is not on the registration form (for example, if you are registering under another person or your business manager is registering you), email Krysta at kthornton@pprc.org with your name and email so we can send you your certificate. If other people are recieving their CEUs and not you, email Krysta to make sure she has your email.


Visit PPRC here.

Visit Western States Aliiance here.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All registrants will be sent a confirmation email.  If you do not receive a confirmation please check your spam folder or other possible locations before contacting us or your IT folks. Government Agencies are more likely to have our emails go to spam folders. Thank-you.

IMPORTANT NOTE 2: If you are paying by check, please email the below information to our business manager Carol Beard at cbeard@pprc.org so you can recieve an invoice :

1) Attach a copy of your confirmation email 

2) Write in the body of the email the total number of registrants attending, their name as well as sponsorship information if you selected that option. 

IMPORTANT NOTE 3: If you are unable to pay through this system, you can call Krysta at 206-352-2050 to register by phone. We recommend that you first wait a day (the Constant Contact system may be down), as well as try alternative browsers prior to calling as it can take up to 15 minutes via phone. 

IMPORTANT NOTE 4: If you need to cancel for whatever reason, you will be charged an administration fee of $25.00. Our system charges us for each payment we recieve, so we cannot wave that fee. 

FOG Training USDA on March 31st:

The day before the FOG Forum, we are holding a FOG Training with Ken Loucks from IW Consulting Service. If you service a community under 5,000 and meet our income requirements, you can attend here.