Packwood Lake Hydroelectric Project

Columbia River Basin; Cowlitz River, Lake Creek, Lewis County, Washington

Project Profile

This project affects streamflow for ESA-listed fish. The licensee built a screen to exclude fish from the main portion of the power plant’s return channel.

Listed Species

Lower Columbia River Chinook

Lower Columbia River coho

Lower Columbia River steelhead


Energy Northwest

FERC Relicensing Status

Relicensing is in process. The project has been operating on an annual license since 2010.


Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

FERC eLibrary: Docket #P-2244

NOAA Fisheries Biological Opinion in process.