Water

Water Treatment Plant and pond

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
08/17/2019
Yesterday's Water Demand
10.9545 Million Gallons
Month Demand to Date
162.0334 Million Gallons
2019 Max Water Demand - 06/22/19
13.8303 Million Gallons
2019 Annual Demand to Date
1.3740 Billion Gallons
2018 Annual Total
2.1435 Billion Gallons
River Information

River Data

Current level, flow, turbidity, and temperature of the Rogue River
Data
08/17/2019 3:00 PM
River Level
1.95' Steady
River Flow
2040 CFS
Turbidity
2 NTU
Temperature 66.7° F

Current Rogue River Regulation Goals

LOST CREEK: AUG 15 (THU) - AUG 19 (MON)
1700 CFS0600 HRS15 AUG
1800 CFS1600 HRS16 AUG
1900 CFS1700 HRS16 AUG

NOTES:

LOST CREEK: INCREASE OUTFLOWS AS SCHEDULED.

MINIMUM OUTFLOW 1700 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:

INCREASE SUMMER REARING AREA FOR JUVENILE COHO SALMON,JUVENILE STEELHEAD, AND CUTTHROAT TROUT.  MINIMIZE THE PROPORTION OF FALL CHINOOK THAT SPAWN ABOVE GOLD RAY DAM (SITE).  MINIMIZE THE PRE-SPAWNING MORTALITY AMONG ADULT FALL CHINOOK.

Contact Us

  1. Water Treatment Plant

    821 SE M Street
    Grants Pass, OR 97526
    Ph: 541-450-6118

    Staff Directory

  2. River Cam

    Be sure to take a look at the Grants Pass Daily Courier River Cam. The camera provides a view down river from the Grants Pass Filtration Plant 24 hours a day.

  3. Tours

    For a tour of the Water Treatment Plant please call, 541-450-6110. Fill out the Visitor Tour Request Form (PDF).