White River Hydroelectric Project

Puget Sound; White River, Pierce & King Counties, Washington

Project Profile

The White River Hydroelectric Project affected stream flow for ESA-listed fish. Puget Sound Energy retired the hydro project in 2004. Cascade Water Alliance purchased it from the company in 2009, and intends to complete a habitat conservation plan for its water diversion actions.

Listed Species

Puget Sound Chinook

Puget Sound Steelhead


Cascade Water Alliance

FERC Relicensing Status

There is no FERC license. The Cascade Water Alliance owns project attributes as a contingency future municipal water supply.


Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

FERC eLibrary: Docket #P-2494

No NOAA Fisheries Biological Opinion