Water 

Water Treatment Plant and pond

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
Yesterday's Water Demand
11.1322 Million Gallons
Month Demand to Date
Million Gallons
2021 Max Water Demand - 07/02/21
13.2304 Million Gallons
2021 Annual Demand to Date
1.3088 Billion Gallons
2020 Annual Total
 2.2997 Billion Gallons
River Information

River Data

Current level, flow, turbidity, and temperature of the Rogue River
Data 07/28/21 8:00 AM
River Level
1.54' Steady
River Flow
1190 CFS
Turbidity
2 NTU
Temperature 59.5 °F

Rogue River Regulation Goals: JUL 22 (THU) - JUL 29 (THU)

Weekly Rogue River Regulation Goals
CFS Time Date
1450 CFS 0600 HRS 22 JUL

NOTES:

Lost Creek: MAINTAIN OUTFLOWS AT 1450 CFS.
Minimum Outflow 1450 CFS
Maximum Rate of Increase 300 CFS per hour
Maximum Rate of Decrease is 150 CFS per 3 hours
Maximum 24 Hour Reduction is 0.15 x Outflow
Maximum Outflow 3500 CFS
Travel time from Lost Creek Dam to Grants Pass at 45,000 CFS is approximately 10 hours.

FISHERIES GOALS: 

MINIMIZING PRE-SPAWNING MORTALITY AMONG ADULT SPRING CHINOOK.

MINIMIZE DEWATERING OF SPRING CHINOOK REDDS.

MINIMIZE PRE-SPAWNING MORTALITY AMONG ADULT FALL CHINOOK.

INCREASE SURVIVAL RATES OF JUVENILE SALMONIDS IN SUMMER.

MINIMIZE THE PROPORTION OF FALL CHINOOK THAT SPAWN ABOVE GOLD RAY DAM (SITE).

Contact Us

  1. Water Treatment Plant

    Adam Smith, Superintendent
    821 SE M Street
    Grants Pass, OR 97526
    Ph: 541-450-6118

    Email Adam Smith

  2. FAQs About the Water Treatment Plant

    GP Now In Focus (video)
  3. River Cam

    Be sure to take a look at the Grants Pass Daily Courier River Cam. The camera provides a view down river from the Grants Pass Filtration Plant 24 hours a day.

  4. Tours

    For a tour of the Water Treatment Plant please call, 541-450-6110. Fill out the Visitor Tour Request Form (PDF).