North Powerhouse Project

Bowersock Hydroelectric Power North Powerhouse Project


The Bowersock Mills and Power Company completed a new powerhouse on the north side of the Kansas River on the Bowersock Dam in December of 2012. The new powerhouse replaced the spillway on the north end of the dam and now houses four additional turbine/generators, with a total capacity addition of 4.6 MW. The addition of the four new generators allows Bowersock to approximately triple the energy production from the project on an annual basis.


Our History


The previous Bowersock logo was adopted from one of the mill's first flour brands, Zephyr Flour. In its earliest operation, Bowersock served as a mill and a provider of mechanical power for the City of Lawrence...[more]

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