Kern River

Watershed Code: 
Kern Watershed Boundary

The Kern River Watershed is the southern-most watershed of this study. The Kern is the second largest watershed, but has only 4 FERC licensed hydro projects. This watershed is the highest with the 4,418 m peak of Mt. Whitney, and is characterized by rugged and remote land managed by the National Park Service.

Basic watershed data

Watershed area (km2) 5,983
Total number of dams 1
Total number of powerhouses 5
Total length of conveyances (km)
Note: conveyance length may include portions that extend beyond the watershed boundary.

Watershed Map

Watershed Images

There are currently no images uploaded for this watershed.