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



Grants Pass Water Consumption Data - 5/29/2017
Yesterday's Water Demand 8.5861 Million Gallons
May Demand to Date
163.0125 Million Gallons
2017 Max Water Demand - 5/24/2017 9.8722 Million Gallons
2017 Annual Demand to Date 0.5461 Billion Gallons
2016 Annual Total 2.0462 Billion Gallons

River Information




River Data



River Data 5/29/2017 at 3:00 PM
River level  3.94' Steady
River flow  4740 CFS 
Turbidity  3  NTU
Temperature  57.4 ┬║F

Current Rogue River Regulation Goals



MAY 22 (MON) - MAY 25 (THU)

3500 CFS 0730 HRS MAY 22
3600 CFS 0800 HRS MAY 22
3700 CFS 0900 HRS MAY 22


NOTES:

LOST CREEK:  

INCREASE CURRENT OUTFLOW TO 3700 CFS UNTIL THE LAKE FILLS TO ELEVATION 1871.0 FT THEN ADJUST OUTFLOW TO MAINTAIN LAKE ELEVATION IN THE RANGE OF 1871.0-1872.0 FT.  DO NOT EXCEED ELEVATION 1872.0 FT.  PREFERRED RATE OF OUTFLOW INCREASE IS NO MORE THAN 100 CFS/HR.  MAXIMUM RATE OF INCREASE IS 600 CFS/HR.  MINIMUM OUTFLOW 3500 CFS

FISHERIES GOALS:

MINIMIZING THE DEWATERING OF JUVENILE SALMONIDS, INCREASING AND ENHANCING REARING AREAS, AND MINIMIZING THE PRE-SPAWN MORTALITY OF ADULT SPRING CHINOOK.