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
12/9/2018
Yesterday's Water Demand
3.1843 Million Gallons
December Demand to Date
25.9785 Million Gallons
2018 Max Water Demand - 07/19/18
15.1897 Million Gallons
2018 Annual Demand to Date
2.0716 Billion Gallons
2017 Annual Total
2.0868 Billion Gallons
River Information

River Data

Current level, flow, turbidity, and temperature of the Rogue River
Data
12/9/2018 3:00 P.M.
River Level
1.46'  Steady
River Flow
1440  CFS
Turbidity
2  NTU
Temperature 42.2°F

Current Rogue River Regulation Goals

LOST CREEK: DEC 03 (MON) - DEC 06 (THU)
1150 CFS
0600 HRS
DEC 03

NOTES:

LOST CREEK: MAINTAIN OUTFLOWS AT 1150 CFS.

MINIMUM OUTFLOW 1150 CFS.

MAXIMUM RATE OF INCREASE 300 CFS/HR.

MAXIMUM RATE OF DECREASE IS 150 CFS PER 3-HOURS.

MAXIMUM 24-HOUR REDUCTION IS 0.15 X OUTFLOW.

MAXIMUM OUTFLOW 3000 CFS.

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

FISHERIES GOALS:

MINIMIZE EARLY EMERGENCE BY SPRING CHINOOK FRY IN SPRING 2018.  ENHANCE REARING CONDITIONS FOR JUVENILE FALL CHINOOK SALMON. MINIMIZING THE DEWATERING OF SPRING CHINOOK REDDS FROM 2017-2018.  INCREASE SPAWNING DISTRIBUTION OF FALL CHINOOK SALMON.