The North Fork Stanislaus River Hydroelectric Development Project
(FERC Project No. 2409) is a
hydroelectric project on the North Fork of the Stanislaus River in
Alpine, Calaveras, and Tuolumne Counties. The
Project, which has the capacity to generate 250 megawatts of power, includes the New Spicer
Meadow Dam and Reservoir, two diversion dams and tunnels, the McKay's
Point Reservoir with a power tunnel to the main powerhouse, and two transmission lines.
The Upper Utica Project (FERC Project
11563) is located on Silver Creek (Lake Alpine) and the North Fork
Stanislaus River (Union and Utica Reservoirs) in Alpine and Tuolumne
Counties. The Project includes three small storage reservoirs:
Lake Alpine, Union Reservoir and Utica Reservoir. There are no
generation facilities associated with this project.
HYDRO PROJECT MISSION
To operate and maintain the Hydro Project within regulatory
requirements, with emphasis on the most cost effective use of resources
while ensuring public, staff and environmental safety.