Stanislaus River

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Stanislaus watershed boundary

The Stanislaus River Watershed is located in the central Sierra Nevada, and is one of the largest tributaries to the San Joaquin River in the Central Valley. The 2.4 million acre-foot New Melones Dam at the outlet of the watershed has the capacity to generate 300 MW of hydropower.

Basic watershed data

Watershed area (km2) 2,341
Total number of dams 18
Total number of powerhouses 10
Total length of conveyances (km)
Note: conveyance length may include portions that extend beyond the watershed boundary.

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