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Public Hearing on Draft Findings for an Exemption from Competitive Bidding

August 31, 2021

View Meeting materials here: Sept. 8, 2021 Meeting Packet   NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Sunrise Water Authority will hold a Public Hearing on September 8, 2021, at 6:00 pm for the purpose of taking comments on draft findings for an exemption from competitive bidding, as required under ORS 279C.335, for the use of alternate procedures allowed…


Fish on the Run, Irrigation Done!

August 16, 2021

Severe drought conditions for our area Currently we are experiencing a significantly dry summer and our area is classified as being in severe drought conditions by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The current conditions highlight the need for increased efficiency in water use, which lowers consumption and conserves our available water resources the…

Clackamas River Water Providers Summer Newsletter

July 23, 2021

Take a look at the Clackamas River Water Providers Summer newsletter.  You’ll find info on what’s being done to protect the Clackamas River from hazardous spills, , the summer water outlook, and tips, tools and rebates to help homeowners with conserving water during this hot, dry weather.  View here.

Virtual Bid Opening – July 21, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

July 19, 2021

Sunrise Water Authority – Operations Facility Early Grading Package Virtual Bid Opening July 21, 2021 @ 2:00 p.m. Join the bid opening conference from your computer, tablet or smartphone.,%22Oid%22:%22cb153750-db99-46b4-9a6f-ffe8607cc0b2%22%7D You can also dial in using your phone: 1-207-405-2848 Access code or password: 867 470 676#

Drought Conditions Increase Need For Efficient Water Use

July 16, 2021

Clackamas county is experiencing a significantly dry summer, with almost 92% of the county, including all of the Sunrise Water Authority service area, currently classified as experiencing severe drought conditions by NOAA. In response, Governor Kate Brown issued an Executive Order instructing state agencies to reduce non-essential water use, implement water conservation measures, and encouraging…

Road Closure – SE Verlie Street

July 8, 2021

SE Verlie Street between SE Hadeed Drive and SE Misty Avenue will be closed to through traffic beginning 8:00 AM 7/12/21 through 7/15/21 for in-street repairs to water facilities.

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Invitation to Bid: Operations Facility – Early Grading Package

June 24, 2021

Bids are due (closing) Wednesday, July 21, 2021 by 2:00 PM  Pacific Time The Sunrise Water Authority (Sunrise) seeks sealed proposals from qualified contractors to provide construction services for the site preparation and mass earthwork associated with Sunrise Water Authority’s new Operations Facility at the northeast corner of the intersection of Southeast 172nd Avenue and…

Public Budget Hearing to be held May 26, 2021

May 7, 2021

The public hearing on the fiscal year 2021-2022 budget will occur during the Sunrise Water Authority Board of Commissioners meeting to be held on May 26, 2021 at 6:00 pm. Click here for details: FY 21-22 Budget Hearing Notice

Drinking Water Week, Infrastructure Critical to Delivering Water so it is “There When You Need It”

May 6, 2021

Water infrastructure plays critical role in daily life during Drinking Water Week and every week   Drinking Water Week highlights the vital role tap water plays in daily life, the infrastructure that is required to carry it to homes and businesses, and the important and often unnoticed work of water professionals that ensures drinking water…

Drinking Water Week, May 2-8 Celebrating Tap Water Being “There When You Need It”

May 5, 2021

Drinking Water Week, May 2-8 Celebrating Tap Water Being “There When You Need It”   Sunrise Water Authority, and water utilities throughout the US, are kicking off Drinking Water Week, to highlight the different ways consumers’ tap water is “There When You Need It.” Drinking Water Week is May 2-8 this year. Drinking Water Week…