Fall Creek Hydroelectric Project

Willamette River Basin; Fall Creek, Lane County, Oregon

Project Profile

The proposed project would be constructed at the existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Fall Creek Dam. The current proposal would cause unacceptable impacts to juvenile fish passage.

Listed Species

Upper Willamette River Chinook salmon


Fall Creek Hydro, LLC

FERC Relicensing Status

FERC requested comments, recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary fishway prescriptions on a license application for the project in April 2012. NOAA Fisheries filed a response with FERC on June 18, 2012.


Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

FERC eLibrary: Docket #P-12778

NOAA Fisheries Biological Opinion