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Cowlitz License Documents

These documents form the basis for Tacoma Power's operation of the Cowlitz River Project:

Studies, Plans and Reports

As Tacoma Power operates the project, the utility submits studies, plans and reports to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Plans submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Downstream Fish Passage plans and reports


Upstream Fish Passage plans and reports

Fisheries, Hatchery and Monitoring plans and reports

Habitat, Lands and Fund plans and reports


Water quality plans and reports


Recreation plans and reports


Hydropower Compliance and Public Information plans



You can download any of these documents and more at the FERC web site by following these steps:

  • Under the Document & Filings tab, select eLibrary
  • Select General Search
  • Enter docket number P-2016 and any other desired search criteria
  • Select Issuance if you are searching for a FERC Approval Order, which FERC issues for each plan
  • Click Submit

For more information, or to submit questions or comments, send us an email at cowlitz@cityoftacoma.org.