Value to Nation: Richard B Russell Dam & Lake

Benefits

 

Flood Damage Prevented (FY21)

$76,773,169

Power Generated (FY21)

506,432 MWH

Recreation Visitation (FY21)

669,132

Visitor Spending within 30 miles (FY19)

$27,791,533

Jobs Supported by Recreation (FY19)

235

Water Supply

3 communities

 

Revenues

 

Hydropower (Total Power Revenue FY21)

$32,713,457

Water Supply (Returned to Treasury FY21)

$62,553

 

PBUD

FY17

FY18

FY19

FY20

FY21

FY22

Total ($000)

$7,763

$8,912

$9,584

$9,231

$10,115

$9,541