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
02/20/2019
Yesterday's Water Demand
3.4561 Million Gallons
January Demand to Date
59.0389 Million Gallons
2019 Max Water Demand - 01/18/19
3.6060 Million Gallons
2019 Annual Demand to Date
0.1575 Billion Gallons
2018 Annual Total
2.1435 Billion Gallons
River Information

River Data

Current level, flow, turbidity, and temperature of the Rogue River
Data
02/20/2019 8:00 AM
River Level
2.61' Falling Slowly
River Flow
3070  CFS
Turbidity
6 NTU
Temperature 40.0 °F

Current Rogue River Regulation Goals

LOST CREEK: FEB 19 (TUE) - FEB 21 (THU)
1050 CFS
0600 HRS
FEB 19

NOTES:

LOST CREEK: MAINTAIN OUTFLOWS AS 1050 CFS.

MINIMUM OUTFLOW 1050 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:

MAINTAIN MCLEOD AT 1150 CFS.  MINIMIZE EARLY EMERGENCE BY SPRING CHINOOK FRY IN SPRING 2019.  ENHANCE REARING CONDITIONS FOR JUVENILE FALL CHINOOK SALMON. MINIMIZING THE DEWATERING OF SPRING CHINOOK REDDS FROM 2018-2019.