Goose Lake and Nine Mile Flat Storage
OCR is funding a pre-appraisal study to assess possible surface storage sites at Goose Lake and Nine Mile Flat in Okanogan County.
Potentially, 4.75 million acre-feet of water could be stored at the sites. Two-thirds of the water would be allocated for out-of-stream uses. The rest would remain in-stream to enhance streamflows.
This is a pre-appraisal study. If the study finds the sites to be viable, a more comprehensive appraisal study and environmental review will be conducted. If the sites survive review and funding is found to build them, the sites are projected to deliver:
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