West Enfield Dam Factsheet


National Science Foundation, Maine EPSCoR, Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR, EPSCoR New Hampshire, New England SusTainability Consortuim, Hydropower Reform Coalition


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  • Stanford Dam constructed 1894, original license issued 1970
  • Relicensed 1984, renamed “West Enfield Project”; restructured mid-late 1980s
  • Single development situated between Howland and West Enfield, ME
  • Privately owned
  • Fish passage facility exists
  • Not LIHI certified

FERC Pre-Application Document (PAD) filed May 31st, 2019

FERC site visit and scoping meeting to be held August 2019

Current FERC License expires May 31st, 2024

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