Potter Valley : P-77
- Eel R
- 9.40 MW
- PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRIC CO
FERC issued a 50-year license for this project in October 1983 but backdated to 1972.
Potter Valley is a storage and diversion project that serves as an interbasin transfer system, diverting water from the Upper Eel River into the East Branch Russian River.
The project is coming up for relicensing as its license expires in 2022.
|FERC denies Friends of the Eel River petition to reopen record of proceedings involving how PG&E must operate the Potter Valley||11-23-2004|
|Final license issued||10-04-1972|
Fishery values: No fish passage at Scott dam
Threatened/endangered: Coho and Chinook salmon, and steelhead are listed as threatened.
Other values: NOAA has found flows prescribed by the 1983 license and proposed alternatives to cause jeopardy to listed fish.