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
04/03/2020
 Yesterday's Water Demand
3.8800 Million Gallons
Month Demand to Date
7.4554 Million Gallons
2020 Max Water Demand - 03/30/20
4.1988 Million Gallons
2020 Annual Demand to Date
0.3148 Billion Gallons
2019 Annual Total
2.0789 Billion Gallons
River Information

River Data

Current level, flow, turbidity, and temperature of the Rogue River
Data
04/03/2020 8:00 PM
River Level
1.93' Falling Slowly
River Flow
1980 CFS
Turbidity
6 NTU
Temperature 46.5 °F

Current Rogue River Regulation Goals

LOST CREEK: APR 01 (WED) - APR 03 (FRI)
1000 CFS
950 CFS
0800 HRS
1500 HRS
01 APR
01 APR
900 CFS0600 HRS02 APR

NOTES:

Lost Creek: REDUCE OUTFLOWS AS SCHEDULED.
Minimum Outflow 900 CFS
Maximum Rate of Increase 300 CFS per hour
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 hours

FISHERIES GOALS:

Minimize dewatering of Spring Chinook Redds in 2019-20. Minimize early emergence by Spring Chinook Fry in Spring 2020. Maintain McLeod at or above 1150 CFS.

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).

  4. Drinking Water Week Poster Contest

    This year during Drinking Water Week, we want to celebrate, recognize, and protect our great water source, the Rogue River. Our young residents of the City of Grants Pass are encouraged to enter the contest for a chance to win one of 13 cash prizes of $100.

    For more details, open the 2020 Drinking Water Week Poster Contest Flyer