Missouri-Madison Project, Missouri and Madison River, Montana

Hydropower license summaries

This hydropower license includes nine developments, of which eight were constructed between 1906 and 1930, and the ninth- the Cochrane dam- began operation in 1958. The projects are spread over 324 river-miles on the Missouri and Madison rivers. The Hebgen and Madison developments are located on the Madison River whereas the other seven- Hauser, Holter, Black Eagle, Rainbow, Cochrane, Ryan, and Morony- are located on the Missouri River. The Madison River flows into the Missouri River near the city of Three Forks, approximately 33 miles northwest of Bozeman.

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Monongahela River Projects, Monongahela River, West Virginia

The Monongahela River is approximately 128 miles long and is formed by the confluence of the West Fork River and the Tygart Valley River near the town of Fairmont, WV. The river flows in a northern direction from its headwaters in north- central West Virginia before emptying into the Allegheny River in Pittsburgh, PA.

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