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
05/19/2019
Yesterday's Water Demand
4.6922 Million Gallons
Month Demand to Date
126.1856 Million Gallons
2019 Max Water Demand - 05/13/19
10.2257 Million Gallons
2019 Annual Demand to Date
0.5204 Billion Gallons
2018 Annual Total
2.1435 Billion Gallons
River Information

River Data

Current level, flow, turbidity, and temperature of the Rogue River
Data
05/19/2019 3:00 PM
River Level
2.74' Falling Slowly
River Flow
2990 CFS
Turbidity
3 NTU
Temperature 54.6 °F

Current Rogue River Regulation Goals

LOST CREEK: MAY 16 (THU) - MAY 20 (MON)
3150 CFS0600 HRS16 MAY
3000 CFS1000 HRS 16 MAY

NOTES:

LOST CREEK: DECREASE OUTFLOWS AS SCHEDULED. 

   CURRENT PROJECT OBJECTIVE IS TO GET THE PROJECT

   WITHIN THE TOP 2 OF THE POOL WHILE MAINTAINING AT LEAST

   A 1 BUFFER BELOW FLOOD CONTROL. ONCE THE PROJECT REACHES

   ELEVATION 1870 ADJUST INFLOWS AS NEEDED TO MAINTAIN THE PROJECT

   BETWEEN 1870-1871 WHILE STILL MEETING ALL RAMP RATE REQUIREMENTS.

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 8000 CFS.

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

FISHERIES GOALS:

MAINTAIN MCLEOD AT 1150 CFS.  ENHANCE REARING CONDITIONS FOR JUVENILE FALL CHINOOK SALMON.