Dillsboro P-2602

General information

Waterway  Tuckasegee River
Current status   Removed 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Type of permit FERC License
Year retired 2008
Year removed 2010

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2602

Ownership and operation

Owner Nantahala Power & Light Co
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility

Learn about the license surrender and dam removal process for this project at

Check out this story map to learn more about the Tuckasegee and what the river looks like now that the Dillsboro Dam is out.

This project was removed as part of mitigation for the Nantahala Project.

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