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 - 2/22/2017
Yesterday's Water Demand 3.2035 Million Gallons
February Demand to Date 65.3489 Million Gallons
2017 Max Water Demand - 1/13/2017 4.5485 Million Gallons
2017 Annual Demand to Date 0.1673 Billion Gallons
2016 Annual Total 2.0462 Billion Gallons

River Information




River Data



River Data 2/22/2017 at 8:00 AM
River level  8.78' Falling
River flow  16700 CFS 
Turbidity   39 NTU 
Temperature  43.8┬║F 

Current Rogue River Regulation Goals



FEB 21 (TUE) - Feb 23 (THU)

3000 CFS 1100 HRS FEB 21

FEB 13 STARTING AT 0800 HRS INCREASE OUTFLOW TO 3000 CFS AT 200 CFS/HR

NOTES:

LOST CREEK: MAINTAIN OUTFLOW OF 3000 CFS TO ADJUST RESERVOIR ELEVATION BACK TO RULE CURVE.
MINIMUM FLOW AT MCLO IS 1200 CFS.

MAXIMUM RATE OF DECREASE AT LOST CREEK IS 150 CFS PER 3-HOURS

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.