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Saluda Hydro Project Factoid:

Only two bulldozers were used in the construction of the original dam, completed in 1930.

 

Project Facts

FERC Project No.Saluda Project FERC No. 516
516
License Issued
June 1, 1984
License Expires
August 31, 2010
Capacity
202.6 MW
Location
Saluda River at Lexington, SC
Reservoir Surface Area
(at normal maximum pool level)
48,000 acres
Reservoir Shoreline
650 miles
Normal Maximum Pool Level
360 ft msl
Drawdown Pool Level
345 ft msl
 

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