Pit 3, 4, 5 Project, Pit River, California

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License SummariesPacificPublished   9/1/2014

The 312.33-megawatt (MW) Pit 3, 4, 5 project is located on the Pit River in Shasta County, California. The project occupies 4,330 acres, of which 3,259 acres are owned by PG&E, 746 acres are part of the Shasta National Forest, and 325 are privately owned. It is located in the northeastern portion of Shasta County, approximately 75 miles east of Redding. The Pit’s naturally high, cold flows make it one of the finest wild trout fisheries in the state.

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