Waterway: Cedar R
License issued: 10/27/2010
License expires: 9/30/2040
The proposed project would be located at the existing Cedar Lake Dam, on the Cedar River, within the City of Nashua, Chickasaw County, Iowa.
The proposed project would consist of: the existing 15.5-foot-high concrete gravity Cedar Lake Dam with a 258-foot-long concrete gated spillway section, and a 700- foot-long earth embankment section that impounds a 405-acre reservoir (Cedar Lake); an existing 51-foot-wide concrete intake structure connected to the existing powerhouse that would contain four new turbine generating units with a total installed capacity of 800 kW; a tailrace; and a new 75-foot-long, 13.8-kilovolt (kV) overhead transmission line.