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Bighorn River Basin Phase 1 Assessment

The purpose of the Phase 1 Scoping Assessment for the Bighorn River basin is to identify complementary hydropower-environmental opportunities. The BSOA National Steering Committee selected the Bighorn River basin for a Scoping Assessment because it had good potential for energy from new sites, powering non-powered dams and adding turbines to canals. In addition, the Bighorn basin offers geographic, hydropower, and environmental challenges representative of western basins.


Bighorn River Map


  • Integrated Basin-Scale Opportunity Assessment Initiative: Scoping Assessment for the Bighorn River Basin
  • Presentations

  • The Integrated Basin-Scale Opportunity Assessment Initiative Bighorn Basin Stakeholder Webinar
  • Briefs

  • Basin Scale Opportunity Assessment Stepwise Approach – Bighorn Basin
  • Basin Scale Opportunity Assesment