Washington Hydroelectric Projects

Sygitowicz Creek: Sygitowicz Creek, WA

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Ice Harbor: Snake River, WA

The project consists of Ice Harbor Dam, powerhouse, navigation lock, two fish ladders, and facilities. The project provides navigation, hydroelectric generation, recreation, and incidental irrigation.

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Rock Island: Columbia River, WA

The Rock Island Hydroelectric Project is located near the geographical center of Washington state on the Columbia River. Development began in January, 1930; four generating units were operational in 1933. Six additional generating units were added to the initial powerhouse … Read on 

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Gorge: Skagit River, WA

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Upper Baker: Baker River, WA

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Lower Baker: Baker River, WA

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Alder: Nisqually River, WA

Completed in 1945, the 330-foot concrete arch Alder Dam is located on the Nisqually River, approximately 38 miles southeast of Tacoma, Washington. Alder Dam is part of the Nisqually River Hydroelectric Project. Read on 

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Diablo: Skagit River, WA

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Chandler: Yakima River, WA

The Chandler Powerplant includes two 6.0 megawatt, 4160 volt hydropower generators, and two 2,600 horsepower pumps which operate from a 10.6 mile canal, diverting up to 1,500 cubic feet per second of water from the Prosser Diversion Dam. Read on 

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Boundary: Pend Oreille River, WA

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