Green Lake Hydroelectric Project (FERC Project No. 7189), City of Ellsworth and Towns of Dedham and Otis

Water Quality Certification

On May 19, 2023, Green Lake Water Power Company submitted an application for a Water Quality Certification (WQC) for the federal relicensing and continued operation of the Green Lake Hydroelectric Project (Project). The Project is located on Green Lake and Reeds Brook in Hancock County, in the City of Ellsworth and Towns of Dedham and Otis. Federal regulations require the Department to act on this application within one-year, by May 18, 2024.

The Department respectfully requests any public comments on the WQC application by August 14, 2023. Please send comments to and reference “Green Lake WQC” in the subject line.