Yuba-Bear : P-2266

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  • P-2266
  • Bear R
  • California
  • CA
  • 79.32 MW


  • 06-24-1963
  • 04-30-2013


The Project is located in Nevada, Placer and Sierra counties, California, and consists of 9 on-stream reservoirs (Jackson Meadows and Milton reservoirs on the Middle Yuba River; Jackson Lake on Jackson Creek; French, Faucherie, Sawmill and Bowman lakes on Canyon Creek; and Dutch Flat Afterbay and Rollins Reservoir on the Bear River), 3 off-stream impoundments (Dutch Flat Forebay, Little York Basin and Chicago Park Forebay), 2 diversion dams (Texas Creek and Fall Creek), 4 powerhouses (Bowman, Dutch Flat, Chicago Park and Rollins), one overhead, 60 kilovolt transmission line (Bowman-Spaulding), and various water conduits, recreation facilities and appurtent facilities and structures.  

The combined gross storage capacity of the Project is about 207,865 acre-feet of water and the installed electric generation capacity is 79.32 megawatts.

Source: NID

Visit https://www.eurekasw.com/NID/default.aspx for more information on relicensing of this project.


NOI due to FERC 04-30-2008
NOI-PAD Filed 04-11-2008
Proposed Study Plan Filed 09-25-2008
Revised Study Plan Filed 01-23-2009