Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin–Eastern Division: Authorized by Congress in 1944, the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program provides flood control, irrigation, navigation, recreation, preservation and enhancement of fish and wildlife and power generation on the Missouri River. Seven dams and powerplants have the installed capacity of 2,610 MW. That hydroelectric power is delivered across about 7,919 circuit-miles of Federal transmission line.

Last modified on May 1st, 2024