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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.

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.

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