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 - 1/15/2017
Yesterday's Water Demand 3.1006 Million Gallons
January Demand to Date 49.2506 Million Gallons
2017 Max Water Demand - 1/13/2017 4.5489 Million Gallons
2017 Annual Demand to Date 0.0493 Billion Gallons
2016 Annual Total 2.0462 Billion Gallons

River Information




River Data



River Data 1/15/2017 at 3:00 PM
River level  4.58' Falling Slowly
River flow  5930 CFS 
Turbidity   10 NTU 
Temperature  39.6┬║F 

Current Rogue River Regulation Goals



JAN 12 (THU) JAN 17 (TUE)

Approximate Release Effective
2000 CFS 0700 HRS January 12

NOTE:


LOST CREEK: HOLD OUTFLOW OF 2000 CFS TO ADJUST RESERVOIR BACK TO RULE CURVE

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 1500 CFS.  
MINIMUM FLOW AT MCLO IS 1200 CFS.  
MAXIMUM 24-HOUR REDUCTION IS 0.15 X OUTFLOW


FISHERIES GOALS:
MAXIMIZING SURVIVAL RATES OF CHINOOK EGGS AND SAC-FRY INCUBATING IN THE GRAVEL AND MINIMIZING THE CHANCE THAT JUVENILES WILL BE DEWATERED.

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.