Understand PG&E’s watershed land support


Hydroelectric power is a clean and dependable source of energy and PG&E has been in the business of hydroelectric power generation for over a century. Our hydroelectric system is comprised of more than 100 reservoirs, numerous powerhouses and various other facilities located across the PG&E service territory. These facilities are regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) as well as the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).


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PG&E strives to be a steward of the environment and we hold ourselves to the highest standards to protect California’s pristine lands. It is our responsibility to manage the areas associated with our hydroelectric recreational facilities, including boat docks, buoys and recreational home sites, and uses requiring licenses, leases or other forms of agreement. Learn more in our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).


Download the PG&E Watershed Lands Leases and Licenses FAQ (PDF, 276 KB)

If you have questions regarding leases and licenses at Bass Lake, Bucks Lake or Lake Almanor, review the information in our Hydro Support Team Contact map. For areas not listed, contact your area Hydro Support Land Agent at X-XXX-XXX-XXXX.


Download the Hydro Support Team Contact Map (PDF, 1.2 MB)