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
11/27/2020
Yesterday's Water Demand
3.2495 Million Gallons
Month Demand to Date
102.7717 Million Gallons
2020 Max Water Demand - 08/08/20
13.7301 Million Gallons
2020 Annual Demand to Date
2.1845 Billion Gallons
2019 Annual Total
 2.0789 Billion Gallons
River Information

River Data

Current level, flow, turbidity, and temperature of the Rogue River
Data
11/27/2020 3:00 PM
River Level
1.52' Steady
River Flow
1430 CFS
Turbidity
2 NTU
Temperature 42.7 °F

Rogue River Regulation Goals: NOV 19 (THU) - NOV 25 (WED) 

Weekly Rogue River Regulation Goals
CFS Time Date
1100 CFS 0600 HRS 19 NOV

NOTES:

Lost Creek: MAINTAIN OUTFLOWS AT 1100 CFS.
Minimum Outflow 1100 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 20,000 CFS is approximately 10 hours.

FISHERIES GOALS:  MINIMIZE THE PROPORTION OF FALL CHINOOK THAT SPAWN ABOVE GOLD RAY DAM SITE.  INCREASE SUMMER REARING AREA FOR JUVENILE COHO SALMON, JUVENILE STEELHEAD, AND CUTTHROAT TROUT. MINIMIZE PRE-SPAWNING MORTALITY AMONG ADULT FALL CHINOOK.

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).