The California State Water Board issued a draft water quality certification (401 certification) earlier this week that requires the operator of DeSabla-Centreville hydroelectric project to adopt measu...
FERC has issued an EA for relicensing of the DeSabla- Centerville hydroelectric project (P-803) located on the Butte Creek and the West Feather River in Butte County, California.The 26.6-megawatt proj...
This project owned by PG&E is located on Butte Creek in California.
This 26.4 MW project generates an annual average of 160.6 GWh.
It consists of three dams: Toadtown, De Sabla, and Centerville. Toadtown and De Sabla have one generating unit and Centerville has two.
PG&E will file a Supplemental Initial Sudy Report
Initial study report meeting
PG&E will file Initial Study Report
Supplemental study meeting
Biological Assesment for Spring Run Chinook Salmon submitted
PG&E study plan comments due to FERC
PG&E files revised study plan with FERC
Comments on proposed study plan due to FERC and PG&E
FERC to issue Scoping Document 2
Comments on Scoping Document 1, PAD, and initial study plans due to FERC.
PG&E files the Pre-Application Document
Water quality issues: high temperatures below Centerville Powerhouse (6000 salmon killed during the summer of 2003)Fishery values: Butte Creek is currently the largest spring-run Chinook salmon run in the Central Valley Threatened/endangered: spring-run Chinook salmonRecreational values: Access is an issueOther values: This is the first FERC relicensing in California to use the new Integrated Licensing Process (ILP).