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Klamath Dam Removal on Track as KRRC Submits Critical Budget Information to FERC

KLAMATH REGION – In a February 28 filing to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC) submitted updated cost information, including the “Guaranteed Maximum Price” (GMP) submitted by Kiewit Infrastructure West (Kiewit) and Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC (RES), and other requested material that further demonstrate KRRC’s capacity to become licensee for the Lower Klamath Project (Project).

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KRRC to Build New Water Infrastructure for City of Yreka

KLAMATH BASIN – The Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC), in coordination with the City of Yreka, has selected the final design for a new, state-of-the-art water line for the City. The entire anticipated cost of the $4 million project will be paid for by KRRC.

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KRRC and Kiewit Name RES as Lead Restoration Contractor on Klamath Dam Removal Project

KLAMATH BASIN – Today, the Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC), along with lead contractor Kiewit, continue progress toward fulfilling the terms of the Amended Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement (KHSA) dam removal and restoring a free-flowing Klamath River by selecting Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC (RES) as project restoration subcontractor.

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KRRC in the News

AP: Largest US dam removal stirs debate over coveted West water

March 29, 2020 – The second-largest river in California has sustained Native American tribes with plentiful salmon for millennia, provided upstream farmers with irrigation water for generations and served as a haven for retirees who built dream homes along its banks.

Herald and News: Dam removal draws closer

January 28, 2020 – Meurer spoke with Herald and News recently about the dam removal process and the “prep work” behind it, as well as how close KRRC is to obtaining the license from FERC, which is set to make a decision this spring.

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The Dams
Aerial images of Copco No. 1 Dam (Credit: Michael Wier / CalTrout)

Close-up images of Copco No. 1 Dam (Credit: Anna Murveit / KRRC)

Aerial image of Copco No. 2 Dam (Credit: PacifiCorp)

Aerial images of Iron Gate Dam (Credit: Michael Wier / CalTrout)

JC Boyle Dam and Powerhouse (Credit: Anna Murveit / KRRC)

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Aerial Footage of Copco No. 1 Dam

Credit: Michael Wier / CalTrout

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Credit: Michael Wier / CalTrout