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



Grants Pass Water Consumption Data - 4/28/2017
Yesterday's Water Demand 3.5113 Million Gallons
April Demand to Date 86.9418 Million Gallons
2017 Max Water Demand - 4/09/2017 5.2793 Million Gallons
2017 Annual Demand to Date 0.3723 Billion Gallons
2016 Annual Total 2.0462 Billion Gallons

River Information




River Data



River Data 4/28/2017 at 3:00 PM
River level  5.13' Falling
River flow  7020 CFS 
Turbidity   7 NTU
Temperature  49.3┬║F

Current Rogue River Regulation Goals



APR 20 (THU) - APR 24 (MON)

2500 CFS 0900 HRS April 20


NOTES:

LOST CREEK: MAINTAIN OUTFLOW OF 2500 CFS.  OBJECTIVE IS TO CONTINUE TO PROVIDE GOOD DOWNSTREAM FLOW TO MEET FISHERIES OBJECTIVES AND BALANCE CONTINUING RESERVOIR REFILL WITH PROVIDING SPACE FOR ANTICIPATED SNOWMELT RUNOFF.  SNOW WATER EQUIVALENTS IN THE WATERSHED RANGE FROM 100-130 PERCENT OF MEDIAN. 

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.