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

Current water consumption data by day, month, and year.
Grants Pass Water Consumption Data
03/20/2019
Yesterday's Water Demand
3.5498 Million Gallons
Month Demand to Date
62.9184 Million Gallons
2019 Max Water Demand - 03/08/19
3.9715 Million Gallons
2019 Annual Demand to Date
0.2463 Billion Gallons
2018 Annual Total
2.1435 Billion Gallons
River Information

River Data

Current level, flow, turbidity, and temperature of the Rogue River
Data
03/20/2019 3:00 PM
River Level
3.22' Rising
River Flow
3990 CFS
Turbidity
4 NTU
Temperature 49.0 °F

Current Rogue River Regulation Goals

LOST CREEK: MAR 19 (TUE) - MAR 21 (THU)
1050 CFS
0600 HRS
MAR 19

NOTES:

LOST CREEK: MAINTAIN OUTFLOWS AS 1050 CFS.

MINIMUM OUTFLOW 1050 CFS.

MAXIMUM RATE OF INCREASE 300 CFS/HR.

MAXIMUM RATE OF DECREASE IS 150 CFS PER 3-HOURS.

MAXIMUM 24-HOUR REDUCTION IS 0.15 X OUTFLOW.

MAXIMUM OUTFLOW 3000 CFS.

TRAVEL TIME FROM LOST CREEK DAM TO GRANTS PASS IS APPROXIMATELY 10 HRS.

FISHERIES GOALS:

MAINTAIN MCLEOD AT 1150 CFS.  MINIMIZE EARLY EMERGENCE BY SPRING CHINOOK FRY IN SPRING 2019.  ENHANCE REARING CONDITIONS FOR JUVENILE FALL CHINOOK SALMON. MINIMIZING THE DEWATERING OF SPRING CHINOOK REDDS FROM 2018-2019.