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When It Comes To Reliability, Even Disasters Didn’t Stop Sunrise Water From Delivering

May 4, 2022

Drinking water providers are often unsung heroes when it comes to amazingly reliable service delivery.  Drinking Water Week, celebrated across the nation on May 1-7 this year, is an opportunity…

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A Complex Water Treatment and Delivery System

May 3, 2022

Delivering safe drinking water to your tap on demand, at acceptable pressure, requires a complex water treatment and delivery system. The Clackamas River, sits at 58 feet in elevation. The…

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Working year-round to assure you are able to access plentiful, safe water

May 2, 2022

Drinking Water Week only comes once a year, but the staff at Sunrise Water Authority are here year-round working to assure that you are able to access plentiful, safe water…

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Don’t Take Clean Water For Granted

May 1, 2022

Honestly, is the water system something that you think about much?  Most people take it for granted that they can turn on the tap and fill a glass, make coffee,…

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Drinking Water Week Kicks Off in May

April 30, 2022

Sunrise Water Authority and partners throughout North America will kick off Drinking Water Week celebrations by showcasing the different ways tap water is “There When You Need It.” Drinking Water…


Why Do I Have To Get My Backflow Assembly Tested Every Year?

March 28, 2022

We get this question like clockwork every year when our customers receive the notice that annual testing of their backflow assembly is coming due. We get many incoming calls asking, “why?” So, let…


CRWP Winter Newsletter

March 7, 2022

The Clackamas River Water Providers Winter Newsletter is loaded with tips on how to increase indoor water conservation, including directions on how to use your water meter to check for…

Celebrating 49 years of Clean Water Act

Celebrating the 49th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act

December 16, 2021

Cheers to tap water! Today, December 16, 2021, we celebrate the 49th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act. The Act established regulation of the nation’s public drinking water supply…

Get Ready for Winter – Tips & Resources to Protect Your Home

December 3, 2021

As winter weather approaches, we’d like to share a few tips and reminders to help protect your home plumbing: Disconnect and drain outdoor hoses. Shut off the valve to your…

Imagine A Day Without Water – October 21

October 18, 2021

It’s hard to imagine a day without water: from the time we wake up to the time we fall asleep, water plays a key role in almost every aspect of…