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The Big Creek Watershed


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

Did You Know?

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

For More Information, Contact Us

Brian Thoburn
Government Relations Manager
(559) 685-3240


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