Dam Name : Bear River
NPDP ID : CA00379

NPDP IDCA00379
Dam NameBear River
Other Dam NameUpper Bear
Year of Completion1900
State ID 97-061
Is in NIDYes
Is in OperationYes
Longitude-120.21
Latitude38.55
StateCA
CountyAmador
Town SectionS 9,T 8N,R16E,MD
RiverBear River
Owner NamePac Gas And Electric Co
Owner TypePrivate
Dam TypesRockfill
NID Core 
Crest Length748
Dam NID Height83
Structral Height 
Hydraulic Height79
Dam Volume 
NID Type 
Max Storage Capacity8306
Normal Storage Capacity6756
NID Storage Capacity8306
Surface Area169
Drainage Area28
Primary PurposeHydroelectric
Secondary PurposeNone
Hazard ClassificationSignificant
EAPYes
Is State RegulatedYes
State Regulatory AgencyDWR
Federal Regulatory Agency