Photo/rendering of Klamath River Dam Removal Project

Klamath River Dam Removal Project

Hawkins is serving as owner's construction, corporate and transaction counsel to the Klamath River Renewal Corporation. KRRC is a nonprofit corporation formed by the states of California and Oregon to implement a comprehensive settlement agreement among dozen regional parties to remove four century-old hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River and restore river habitat. The project is funded by special utility ratepayer surcharges and California environmental bond proceeds. 

Governor Gavin Newsom, Governor Kate Brown, Tribal Leaders and others discussed this historic agreement in a virtual event on November 17, 2020. Please click HERE to watch.

Client Klamath River Renewal Corporation
Role Construction, Corporate and Transaction Counsel
Distinction Largest Dam Removal Project in the United States
Delivery Method Alternative Project Delivery
Capital Cost $300 Million
Contract Term 4 Years