Opal Springs : P-5891

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Waterway: Crooked R

Authorized capacity: 4.3 mW

License issued: 11/2/1982
License expires: 10/31/2032

Licensee: Deschutes Valley Water Dist

The dam is operated by the Deschutes Valley Water District and is located 7 miles upstream from Lake Billy Chinook. This small hydropower facility is currently a barrier to fish passage on the Crooked River and is a hazardous structure to navigation that requires a portage.

Source: American Whitewater

The License Order for P-5891 issued on Nov 2, 1982 can be found here.