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HYDROELECTRIC POWERPLANTS OPERATED BY OTHERS



These facilities are owned by the Federal Government, but operation and maintenance are performed by other entities.

Plant
Region
Operating Entity
In Service Date
Capacity (kW)
Arizona Falls Powerplant
Lower Colorado
Salt River Valley Water User's Association
2003
750
Causey Powerplant
Upper Colorado
Weber Basin Water Conservancy District
1999
1,900
Cross Cut Powerplant
Lower Colorado

Salt River Valley Water User's Association

1914
3,000
Deer Creek Powerplant*
Upper Colorado
Provo River Water Users Association
1958
4,950
Gateway Powerplant
Upper Colorado
Weber Basin Water Conservancy District
1958
4,000
Horse Mesa Powerplant
Lower Colorado
Salt River Valley Water User's Association
1927
129,000
Lahontan Powerplant
Mid-Pacific
Truckee-Carson Irrigation District
1911
2,400
Lower Spanish Fork Powerplant
Upper Colorado
Strawberry Water User's Association
1937
250
McPhee Powerplant*
Upper Colorado
Dolores Water Conservancy District
1905
1,283
Mormon Flat Powerplant
Lower Colorado
Salt River Valley Water User's Association
1926
60,000
New Waddell Pump/Generating Plant
Lower Colorado
Central Arizona Water Conservation District
1993
45,000
Olmsted Powerplant
Upper Colorado
Purchased from PacifiCorp in 1990
1904
10,300
O'Neill Pump/Generating Plant*
Mid-Pacific
San Luis Delta-Mendota Water Authority
1967
25,200
Payson Powerplant
Upper Colorado
Strawberry Water User's Association
1941
400
San Luis/Gianelli Pump/Generating Plant*
Mid-Pacific
California Department of Water Resources
1968
424,000
Senator Wash Pump/Generating Plant
Lower Colorado
Imperial Irrigation District
1966
7,200
Siphon Drop Powerplant
Lower Colorado
Yuma County Water User's Association
1987
4,600
South Consolidated Powerplant
Lower Colorado
Salt River Valley Water User's Association
1912
1,400
Stewart Mountain Powerplant
Lower Colorado
Salt River Valley Water User's Association
1930
10,400
Theodore Roosevelt Powerplant
Lower Colorado
Salt River Valley Water User's Association
1973
36,020
Towaoc Powerplant*
Upper Colorado
Dolores Water Conservancy District
1994
11,495
Upper Spanish Fork
Upper Colorado
Strawberry Water User's Association
1909
3,900
Wanship Powerplant
Upper Colorado
Weber Basin Water Conservancy District
1958
1,900
Total Capacity (23 Plants)
789,348

* Plant generation is marketed by the Western Area Power Administration.

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