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
 8.0614 Million Gallons
Month Demand to Date
llion Gallons
2022 Max Water Demand - 06/28/22
9.4239 Million Gallons
2022 Annual Demand to Date
0.7978 Billion Gallons
2021 Annual Total
 2.0119 Billion Gallons
River Information

River Data

Current level, flow, turbidity, and temperature of the Rogue River
Data 06/30/2022 3:00 PM
River Level
3.06' Steady
River Flow
2930 CFS
Turbidity
4 NTU
Temperature 66.5 °F

Rogue River Regulation Goals: JUN 27 (MON) - JUL 05 (TUE)

Weekly Rogue River Regulation Goals
CFS Time Date
3000 CFS 0600 HRS 27 JUN

NOTES:

Lost Creek:  MAINTAIN OUTFLOWS AT 3000 CFS.                               

MINIMUM OUTFLOW OF 3000 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

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).