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
01/18/2020
Yesterday's Water Demand
3.0755 Million Gallons
Month Demand to Date
53.7436 Million Gallons
2020 Max Water Demand - 01/12/20
3.7087 Million Gallons
2020 Annual Demand to Date
0.0537 Billion Gallons
2019 Annual Total
2.0789 Billion Gallons
River Information

River Data

Current level, flow, turbidity, and temperature of the Rogue River
Data
01/18/2020 3:00 PM
River Level
2.55' Falling Slowly
River Flow
2710 CFS
Turbidity
11 NTU
Temperature 40.5° F

Current Rogue River Regulation Goals

LOST CREEK: JAN 09 (THU) - JAN 16 (THU)
1150 CFS0600 HRS09 JAN
1100 CFS0600 HRS10 JAN

NOTES:

LOST CREEK: REDUCE OUTFLOWS AS SCHEDULED.

MINIMUM OUTFLOW 1100 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:

MINIMIZE DEWATERING OF SPRING CHINOOK REDDS IN 2019-20. MINIMIZE EARLY EMERGENCE BY SPRING CHINOOK FRY IN SPRING 2020.

Contact Us

  1. Water Treatment Plant

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

    Staff Directory

  2. 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.

  3. Tours

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