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 filtration 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



Grants Pass Water Consumption Data - 12/4/2016
Yesterday's Water Demand 3.4234 Million Gallons
December Demand to Date 7.2690 Million Gallons
2016 Max Water Demand - 8/20/2016 13.5523 Million Gallons
2016 Annual Demand to Date 1.9547 Billion Gallons
2015 Annual Total 2.0750 Billion Gallons

River Information




River Data



River Data 12/4/2016 at 8:00 AM
River level  2.36' Falling Slowly
River flow  2520 CFS 
Turbidity  2 NTU 
Temperature  45.5┬║F 

Current Rogue River Regulation Goals



DEC 01 (THU) DEC 05 (MON)

Approximate Release Effective
1700 CFS 0900 HRS December 1

NOTE:
LOST CREEK: ADJUST OUTFLOW TO MAINTAIN RESERVOIR BETWEEN ELEVATION 1812 TO 1814 FT.  
MAXIMUM RATE OF INCREASE 300 CFS/HR.  
MAXIMUM RATE OF DECREASE AT LOST CREEK IS 150 CFS PER 3-HOURS.  
MAXIMUM OUTFLOW 3000 CFS. 
MINIMUM OUTFLOW IS 1200 CFS.  
MINIMUM FLOW AT MCLO IS 12OO CFS.  
MAXIMUM 24-HOUR REDUCTION IS 0.15 X OUTFLOW


FISHERIES GOALS:
INCREASING AND ENHANCING REARING AREAS.  MINIMIZING THE PROPORTION OF FALL CHINOOK THAT SPAWN ABOVE GOLD RAY SITE.  MINIMIZING DE-WATERING OF SPRING CHINOOK REDS.  MINIMIZING EARLY EMERGENCE OF SPRING CHINOOK FRY IN SPRING 2017.

ROGUE FLOOD REGULATION FLOW GOALS:
DODGE BRIDGE (EGLO): 20,000 CFS (9.1 FT GAGE HEIGHT) TRAVEL TIME FROM LOST CREEK DAM TO DODGE BRIDGE IS APPROXIMATELY 4 HRS.

RAYGOLD (RYGO): 34,000 CFS (11.5 FT GAGE HEIGHT) TRAVEL TIME FROM LOST CREEK DAM TO RAYGOLD IS APPROXIMATELY 6 HRS.

GRANTS PASS (GRAO): 45,000 CFS (16.8 FT GAGE HEIGHT) TRAVEL TIME FROM LOST CREEK DAM TO GRANTS PASS IS APPROXIMATELY 10 HRS.