The Clackamas River Water Providers is made of up of eight municipal water providers on the Clackamas River which serve around 300,000 people drinking water in Clackamas and Washington Counties. Participation in the organization is voluntary and is funded through membership dues. While through the Clackamas River Water Providers projects and staff are jointly funded each individual organization retains their own individual autonomy. *Public Outreach & Conservation programs and services are provided to these members.

Find out more about each of our members below.

*The City of Estacada

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The City of Estacada located at the base of the Clackamas River Gorge and the Mt. Hood National Forest serves a population of 3,085 from the Clackamas River. The treatment plant has a capacity of 2 million gallons per day (MGD). Average production in 2007 was 0.5 MGD , while peak demand was 0.7 MGD. The City has a storage capacity of 1.25 million gallons. Preventive and corrective maintenance is routinely performed at these facilities for safe and cost effective operations. For more information visit cityofestacada.org.

The City of Tigard

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The City of Tigard provides water to 58,000 residents in Durham, King City, two-thirds of Tigard, and the Tigard Water District. The City currently gets 90% of its water from the Portland Water Bureau. The rest of the water is purchased from other regional water providers including the City of Lake Oswego that draws from the Clackamas River. Through the Lake Oswego/Tigard Water Partnership the City of Tigard will get all of its water from the Clackamas River in 2016.  For more information visit tigard-or.gov or Lotigard Water.

The City of Lake Oswego

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The City of Lake Oswego, located in Clackamas County, serves over 36,000 people with approximately 11,532 service connections, in an 11.2 square mile area. The water source originates from the Clackamas River Basin. Once withdrawn from the Clackamas River, the water is pumped through a pipeline buried beneath the Willamette River to the City’s Water Treatment Plant located in West Linn. During the hot summer months, Lake Oswego has one groundwater well to augment water supply. For more information click to visit the City of Lake Oswego’s website.

Clackamas River Water

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Clackamas River Water (CRW) is a domestic water supply district serving residents of Clackamas County, located in the southeastern part of the Portland metropolitan area. CRW serves approximately 60 square miles, including much of north Clackamas County, Sunnyside, Milwaukie and Clackamas. The southern boundaries of the district extend into the rural areas surrounding Oregon City in south Clackamas County.

In the north service area, water is supplied from the CRW filter plant, which is capable of producing 30 million gallons of drinking water per day drawn from the Clackamas River. CRW purchases water from South Fork Water Board to supply the south service area with water also drawn from Clackamas River. To ensure the reliable delivery of high-quality drinking water to their customers, CRW maintains over 200 miles of pipeline plus multiple reservoirs and pumping stations. For more information about Clackamas River Water visit crwater.com.

*City of Gladstone

 

The City of Gladstone maintains three reservoirs and approximately 40 miles of water pipe within its distribution system. The City serves a population of over 12,000 people, in 4 sq miles at the confluence of the Clackamas River and the Willamette River, and consumes an average of 1.2 million gallons a day. The City also has ownership in the North Clackamas County Water Commission treatment plant which treats water from the Clackamas River. For more information visit www.ci.gladstone.or.us

*Oak Lodge Water Services

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Oak Lodge Water Services was officially formed as of January 1st, 2017. Prior to January 2017, two districts serviced the Oak Grove area. Oak Lodge Water provided drinking water and Oak Lodge Sanitary provided sanitary sewer and surface water. In May 2016, voters in the district passed a measure to consolidate the two districts into a single district. 

The district serves approximately 33,000 people in the Oak Grove/Jennings Lodge communities, within 9 square miles. The distribution system includes four reservoirs with a combined capacity of 15.6 million gallons. The district operates three pump stations, and is divided into three pressure zones. Customers are served by approximately 90 miles of water mains and pipes, nearly 700 fire hydrants, and 8,700 service connections. Oak Lodge is one of the owner of the North Clackamas County Water Commission treatment plant which treats water from the Clackamas River. For more information regarding Oak Lodge Water District visit oaklodgewaterservices.org.

*Sunrise Water Authority (City of Happy Valley and Damascus area)

 

The Sunrise Water Authority was formed November 9, 2000, when the Mt. Scott Water District and the Damascus Water District merged. Sunrise Water Authority currently serves a population of approximately 30,000 through 10,023 service connections in the Happy Valley/Damascus area. Sunrise’s system is composed of 170 miles of pipe and 12 reservoirs with a total combined capacity of 14.7 million gallons. Water supplied to their customers is a combination of ground water drawn from 6 wells located within Sunrise’s boundaries and surface water drawn from the Clackamas River. Sunrise Water Authority is co-owner of the North Clackamas County Water Commission water treatment plant. For more information about Sunrise visit sunrisewater.com.

*South Fork Water Board (City of Oregon City and City of West Linn)

South Fork Water Board is a water treatment plant that treats water from the Clackamas River and is jointly owned by the Cities of Oregon City and West Linn. In addition to selling water to Oregon City and West Linn, South Fork has two wholesale customers, Clackamas River South or the old Clairmont Water District and the North Clackamas County Water Commission for winter water, providing water to approximately 63,000 people in Clackamas County.

South Fork’s current system includes the water intake just off Clackamas River Drive a pipeline up the hill from the river to the site of the water treatment plant, a transmission pipeline from the treatment plant to Oregon City and West Linn distribution connections, and a pump station to boost treated water to higher elevation of both Oregon City and West Linn. The treatment plant capacity is approximately 23 MGD and the peak day to date is approximately 19.3 MGD during the summer of 2002. For more information about South Fork Water Board visit sfwb.com