Together, the major reservoirs at Big Creek together have a storage capacity of more than 560,000 acre-feet.
Anticipated Lake Levels: March 27, 2018 Community Presentation
Big Creek provides habitat for wildlife, and recreational opportunities to thousands of visitors every year. Some interesting facts about Big Creek:
- Big Creek was America's first large-scale integrated hydroelectric project.
- Construction of the first powerhouse began in 1911.
- Big Creek generates enough emission-free hydroelectricity to power 640,000 homes