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 filtration 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



Grants Pass Water Consumption Data - 1/22/2017
Yesterday's Water Demand 3.6099 Million Gallons
January Demand to Date 70.7920 Million Gallons
2017 Max Water Demand - 1/13/2017 4.5485 Million Gallons
2017 Annual Demand to Date 0.0708 Billion Gallons
2016 Annual Total 2.0462 Billion Gallons

River Information




River Data



River Data 1/22/2017 at 3:00 PM
River level  6.66' Steady
River flow  10700 CFS 
Turbidity   23 NTU 
Temperature  42.4┬║F 

Current Rogue River Regulation Goals



JAN 19 (THU) JAN 23 (MON)

Approximate Release Effective
1975 CFS 1000 HRS JAN 19
1850 CFS 1500 HRS JAN 19 
1750 CFS 1000 HRS  JAN 20 
1650 CFS  1500 HRS  JAN 20 
1550 CFS  1000 HRS  JAN 21 
1450 CFS 1500 HRS  JAN 21 

NOTE:

LOST CREEK: REDUCE OUTFLOW AS INFLOW RECEDES TO ADJUST RESERVOIR BACK TO RULE CURVE.
  
MINIMUM FLOW AT MCLO IS 1200 CFS.  


FISHERIES GOALS:
MAXIMIZING SURVIVAL RATES OF CHINOOK EGGS AND SAC-FRY INCUBATING IN THE GRAVEL AND MINIMIZING THE CHANCE THAT JUVENILES WILL BE DEWATERED.

ROGUE FLOOD REGULATION FLOW GOALS:
DODGE BRIDGE (EGLO): 20,000 CFS (9.1 FT GAGE HEIGHT) TRAVEL TIME FROM LOST CREEK DAM TO DODGE BRIDGE IS APPROXIMATELY 4 HRS.

RAYGOLD (RYGO): 34,000 CFS (11.5 FT GAGE HEIGHT) TRAVEL TIME FROM LOST CREEK DAM TO RAYGOLD IS APPROXIMATELY 6 HRS.

GRANTS PASS (GRAO): 45,000 CFS (16.8 FT GAGE HEIGHT) TRAVEL TIME FROM LOST CREEK DAM TO GRANTS PASS IS APPROXIMATELY 10 HRS.