Water

Water Treatment Plant

Water Division


The City of Grants Pass Water Division treats and distributes over 2 billion gallons of water annually to over 10,477 customers through a complex system of reservoirs, pump stations and 188 miles of piping.

The water system includes the:
  • Water Treatment Plant
  • Reservoirs
  • Booster pumping stations
  • Distribution piping
  • Support service systems
The water utility is an enterprise fund, with all costs associated with the system borne by water ratepayers throughout the city and UGB.

Water Production Data

Current water consumption data by day, month, and year.
Grants Pass Water Consumption Data
04/19/2018
Yesterday's Water Demand
4.0367 Million Gallons
April Demand to Date
60.6742 Million Gallons
2018 Max Water Demand - 03/31/18
4.2461 Million Gallons
2018 Annual Demand to Date
0.3430 Billion Gallons
2017 Annual Total
2.0868 Billion Gallons
River Information

River Data

Current level, flow, turbidity, and temperature of the Rogue River
Data
04/19/2018 at 3:00 P.M.
River Level
3.07' Falling
River Flow
3660  CFS
Turbidity
4 NTU
Temperature 50.1┬░F

Current Rogue River Regulation Goals

LOST CREEK: APR 17 (TUE) - APR 19 (THU)
2261 CFS1000 HRSAPR 16
2261 CFS0600 HRSAPR 17
2200 CFS1200 HRSAPR 17
2150 CFS1500 HRSAPR 17
2100 CFS1800 HRSAPR 17
2100 CFS0600 HRSAPR 18
2050 CFS1200 HRSAPR 18
2000 CFS1600 HRSAPR 18

NOTES:

INCREASE OUTLFOWS AS SCHEDULED AS WE CONTINUE RESERVOIR REFILL AND SLOW DOWN THE CURRENT FILL RATE.
MINIMUM OUTFLOW 900 CFS
MAXIMUM RATE OF INCREASE 300 CFS/HR
MAXIMUM OUTFLOW 3000 CFS
MAXIMUM RATE OF DECREASE AT LOST CREEK IS 150 CFS PER 3-HOURS
MAXIMUM 24-HOUR REDUCTION IS 0.15 X OUTFLOW.
                                                                                                   

TRAVEL TIME FROM LOST CREEK DAM TO GRANTS PASS IS APPROXIMATELY 10 HRS.

FISHERIES GOALS:

MAXIMIZING SURVIVAL RATES OF FRY IN THE SYSTEM BY MINIMIZING RAMP RATES OF FLOW INCREASES WITH VARIABLE INFLOWS AS PROJECTS GET HIGHER IN THE POOL.