Big Cliff Dam and Lake


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Project Description

  • Stream: North Santiam River
  • Location: Detroit, Oregon
  • Type of Project: Run-of-river
  • Authorized Purpose: Power (Reregulation of flows from Detroit project)
  • Other Uses: Recreation

Hydrologic Data

  • Drainage area = 453 sq mi
  • Maximum historical peak discharge = 63,200 cfs (1909)
  • Lake Elevation (NGVD29)
    Maximum pool = 1,210.0 ft
    Full pool = 1,206.0 ft
    Minimum pool = 1,180.0 ft

Powerhouse

  • Number of units = 1
  • Nameplate capacity = 18.0 MW
  • Overload capacity = 20.7 MW
  • Hydraulic capacity = 3,100 cfs

Dam and Reservoir Info

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