Background Documents & Reports

Important documents and reports related to the replacement project.

August 22, 2022

Water Infrastructure Finance Innovation Act Loan Costs

The purpose of this document is to provide an explanation of WIFIA loan costs.

May 2022

Water Treatment Plant Replacement Update

Technology Selection - How the city selected a water treatment technology.

December 14, 2021

Water Treatment Plant Update

The purpose of this document is to update City Council on progress of the new Water Treatment Plant.

September 23, 2021

Water Treatment Plant Replacement Phase 1 Design Build Services

The purpose of this document is to summarize the Design Builder selection process and Phase 1a Services for Council consideration.

March 12, 2021

Indicative Design Report

The purpose of this document is to develop baseline conditions and criteria for the Grants Pass Replacement Water Treatment Plant (RWTP) and its components for the overall project.

February 12, 2021

Replacement WTP Stormwater Summary

The purpose of this stormwater report is to document the calculations used to evaluate the existing site features and provide a long term stormwater site plan which can be further integrated into the construction of a Replacement Water Treatment Plant (RWTP).

September 19, 2019

Funding Options Overview

The City has planned to use revenue bond funding for the RWTP. The purpose of this memo is to present other viable sources of funding and financing for the RWTP that might supplement or eliminate the need for revenue bonds

January 23, 2019

Water Infrastructure Capital Maintenance Plan

This memorandum presents a Water Infrastructure Capital Maintenance Plan to support planning associated with capital improvements and maintenance of the City of Grants Pass (City) water system reservoirs and pump stations.

August 29, 2018

Treatment System and Infrastructure Report

The purpose of this report is to define the treatment system and related infrastructure for the new WTP with enough detail to allow the development of a Class 4/5 Opinion of Probable Construction Cost (OPCC) to use as a baseline cost estimate.

July 6, 2018

Project Delivery

The City of Grants Pass’ (City’s) existing water treatment plant (WTP) has components that have reached the end of their useful lives and has seismic vulnerabilities.

September 28, 2016

Elephant Armor Technical Memorandum

This Technical Memorandum was prepared at the request of the City, based on an inquiry from a City Councilor via a local Contractor named Brandon Rapolla.

October 26, 2015

Pre-Purchase Site Due Diligence

The City of Grants Pass (City) has requested Murray, Smith & Associates, Inc. (MSA) prepare this memorandum to document the due diligence process recommended in acquiring a property for siting a future new water treatment plant

January, 2014

Facility Plan Update

This report presents an update to the 2004 Water Treatment Plant Facility Plan (WTPFP) for the City of Grants Pass (City).

January, 2014

WTP Facility Plan Update - Executive Summary

This report presents an update to the 2004 Water Treatment Plant Facility Plan (WTPFP) for the City of Grants Pass (City).

June 28, 2012

Structural Seismic Evaluation

This report focuses on a seismic and structural review of the Grants Pass Water Treatment Plant (WTP).

July 15, 2011

Clearwell Inspection Memo

On May 24, 2011, MWH conducted a follow-up inspection of the clearwell concrete roof and beams in the original 1930’s constructed part of the building.