Our Klamath Basin
Upholding rural Americans' rights to grow food,
own property, and caretake our wildlife and natural resources.
Klamath Water Users Association
Electrical Power Brief
Released by KWUA 3/3/05
- In 2006
water users face the expiration of contracts with
PacifiCorp providing affordable electrical energy
for irrigation, water conservation, and wildlife
needs in the
Klamath Water Users Association (KWUA) and
representatives from PacifiCorp are currently
engaged in “Credit for Value” negotiations, and
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
settlement discussions regarding re-licensing of
Klamath River power
- Overtures to KWUA indicate PacifiCorp intent
to increase power rates to
water pumping entities up to 2500% when the
current contract expires in 2006.
Requested Support for
Assert and support continuing contractual claims
for affordable electrical power generated by
Klamath River waters.
Affirm and support compliance with Federal Law
that mandates the primary purpose of
Klamath River hydroelectric
generation is to benefit irrigation, drainage
pumping, and water well pumping.
Address adverse regional economic impacts of
proposed PacifiCorp rate increase.
Address adverse impacts on National Wildlife
Address adverse impacts on water conservation and
water quality improvement investments made by the
, and private conservation entities.
typed for web by Barb Hall, KBB
Thursday May 07, 2009 09:14 AM Pacific
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