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 - 3/28/2017
Yesterday's Water Demand 3.2467 Million Gallons
March Demand to Date 86.0449 Million Gallons
2017 Max Water Demand - 1/13/2017 4.5485 Million Gallons
2017 Annual Demand to Date 0.2738 Billion Gallons
2016 Annual Total 2.0462 Billion Gallons

River Information




River Data



River Data 3/28/2017 at 3:00 PM
River level  6.21' Falling 
River flow  9590 CFS 
Turbidity   6 NTU 
Temperature  46.7┬║F 

Current Rogue River Regulation Goals



Mar 27 (MON) - Mar 30 (THU)

2350 CFS 0900 HRS Mar 27
2200 CFS 1500 HRS  Mar 27
2050 CFS 0900 HRS Mar 28 
1900 CFS 1500 HRS Mar 28
1760 CFS 0900 HRS Mar 29
1620 CFS 1500 HRS Mar 29


NOTES:


LOST CREEK: INCREASE OUTFLOW TO 4500 CFS TO SLOW RESERVOIR FILLING AND CONTINUE REFILL NEAR RULE CURVE


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.