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
09/18/2018
Yesterday's Water Demand
6.1147 Million Gallons
August Demand to Date
150.5595 Million Gallons
2018 Max Water Demand - 07/19/18
15.1897 Million Gallons
2018 Annual Demand to Date
1.6737 Billion Gallons
2017 Annual Total
2.0868 Billion Gallons
River Information

River Data

Current level, flow, turbidity, and temperature of the Rogue River
Data
09/18/2018 3:00 P.M.
River Level
1.25' Steady
River Flow
1090 CFS
Turbidity
1 NTU
Temperature 60.0┬░F

7urrent Rogue River Regulation Goals

LOST CREEK: SEP 17 (MON) - SEP 20 (THU)
1200 CFS
0600 HRS
SEP 17

NOTES:

LOST CREEK: MAINTAIN OUTFLOWS AT 1200 CFS.

MINIMUM OUTFLOW 1200 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.