- Six power plants, 22 dams and reservoirs, six major aqueduct systems, and 23 pumping plats.
- A bigger volume of water (4.23 million acre feet) delivered annually to users than with any other distribution system.
- At Lake Oroville, the highest earthfill dam in the country. [PS, Feb. '67].
- At the Edmonston pumping plant, a greater volume of water lifted higher than ever before attempted anywhere in the world.