Watertown P-2442

General information

Waterway  Black River
Current status  Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Run-of-river
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2442
Permit issued 6/11/1995
Permit expires 5/27/2035

Ownership and operation

Owner City of Watertown
Owner type Publicly Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1924
Transmission or distribution system owner Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 3
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 8.1 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 22,978.5 mWH

The 10.8 MW Watertown project is located on the Black River in Jefferson County, New York.

The project’s principal features consist of two dams (the diversion dam and the Delano Island dam), a headgate, a power canal and forebay, a powerhouse, an impoundment, and appurtenant facilities.



DEA Issued 04-10-1995
License Issued 06-16-1995