Foothills Hydro Plant P-5771

General information

Waterway  South Platte River
Current status   Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Canal/Conduit
Type of permit FERC Exemption

FERC information

FERC docket # P-5771
FERC project name Foothills Water Treatment Plant
Permit issued 5/20/82

Ownership and operation

Owner Denver City & County-Foothills
Owner type Publicly Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1985
Transmission or distribution system owner Intermountain Rural Elec Assn

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 1
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 3.1 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 4,974.0 mWH

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