Presentation on theme: "FERC Scoping Meeting Project No. 2305 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Sabine River Authority State of Louisiana & Sabine River Authority of Texas."— Presentation transcript:
FERC Scoping Meeting Project No. 2305 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Sabine River Authority State of Louisiana & Sabine River Authority of Texas December 16, 2008
Length – 560 miles Drainage Area – 9,952 sq. mi. 25% -Louisiana 75% in Texas Boundary reach covered by Sabine River Compact. Available water is split equally between States. Toledo Bend Dam is located 147 miles from top of Sabine Lake. Sabine River Basin Facts
Toledo Bend Project Owned jointly by –Sabine River Authority State of Louisiana –Sabine River Authority of Texas Operated by the Toledo Bend Joint Operation
Toledo Bend Joint Operation 6 Member Executive Committee 2 Board members appoint from the SRA-TX Board of Directors 2 Board members appoint from the SRA-LA Board of Directors The General Managers of SRA-TX and SRA-LA
Toledo Bend Joint Operation Responsible for setting policy for the operations and maintenance and power sales of the jointly held assets which include the spillway, dam and power house and other related facilities.
65 mile long reservoir 185,000 surface acres 1263 miles of shoreline 4,477,000 acre-feet controlled storage Water Supply and Hydro-Electric Toledo Bend Project
Toledo Bend Dam 11,250 feet long. Max height 112 feet. Top width 25 feet. Rolled earth fill with soil-cement on upstream slope for erosion control.
Toledo Bend Hydroelectric Operations Two Vertical Units utilizing Kaplan turbines Authorized installed capacity of 81MW
Toledo Bend Dam Hydroelectric Proposed Mini-Hydro Unit Designed to capture energy associated with routine spillway flow releases. Horizontal Kaplan machine Electric Capacity of 0.875 MW Annually 5.4 to 7.0 million kW-hrs produced