Brownlee Dam - Hydroelectric Project Information

Brownlee Dam image
Image Source: USACE, Portland District

General Information

Dam:
Brownlee Dam. Snake River. River Mile 285.0
Constructed1:
1959 (units 1-4), 1980 (unit 5)
Owner:
Idaho Power Company
Normal Full Pool:
2077.0 feet
Minimum Pool:
1976.0 feet
Powerhouse Capacity:
Nameplate capacity 1: 4 @ 90.1 MW, 1 @ 225 MW, 585.4 MW total
Hydraulic capacity: 34.5 kcfs
Spillway2:
1097 feet, 4 gates

1 Information provided by Power Plant Profile, Idaho Power Company.
2 Information provided by Idaho Power Company via email, Jan-8-1997.

Additional Information

Contact Idaho Power Company for all additional information.

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