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Bowersock Dam, Lawrence

Bowersock Power Station
Location: Kansas River, Lawrence, KS 
Rated Capacity (South): 2.35 MWe
Rated Capacity (North): 4.60 MWe
Operator: Bowersock Mills & Power Co.
First Year of Operation (South): 1874
First Year of Operation (North): 11/2012
Power Purchaser: KC BPU

The Bowersock Mills & Power Company - homepage

The Bowersock Dam: Reflections on an Industrial Revolution, Lawrence - Sunflower Journeys script, aired May 2001

South Powerstation (top) and North Powerstation. KEIN, 2012


News

New Bowersock power plant to start producing electricity on Friday
(Lawrence Journal World, Nov. 1, 2012)

Bowersock hydroelectric plant to get tall in a hurry
(Lawrence Journal World, March 24, 2012)

videoHitting rock bottom: Bowersock shows off construction site for new power plant
(Lawrence Journal World, Dec. 2, 2011)

Bowersock breaks ground on project to build new plant
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 17, 2011)

Editorial: Old Standby
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 25, 2011)

Editorial: Powerful plan
(Lawrence Journal-World, Nov. 15, 2010)

Bowersock power plant signs major deal with Kansas City-based utility
(Lawrence Journal-World, Nov. 5, 2010)

BPU purchases hydroelectric power from BMPC
(Kansas City Kansan, Nov. 4, 2010)

videoCity to consider permits for power plant
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 3, 2010)

Hydroelectric project generates public support at unveiling
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 14, 2009)

Bowersock leaders planning to build a new hydro-electric power plant
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 18, 2009)

Repairs to add 50 years to dam
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 8, 2009)

Brownback: Congress shouldn't stand in private sector's way on alternative energy
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 14, 2009)

Lawmakers get energized
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 7, 2009)

videoLow water level enables much-needed maintenance to Bowersock Dam
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 27, 2009)

Bowersock Dam’s future as murky as muddy Kaw
(Lawrence Journal-World, Nov. 11, 2007)

New power plant possible
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 6, 2007)

Power plant hopes 'green tags' will help it and the environment
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 22, 2006)

Renewable energy to power Journal-World’s presses
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 19, 2006)

A big wave of mini-hydro projects
(Christian Science Monitor, Dec. 19, 2005)

Environmental designation gives Bowersock power plant a charge
(Lawrence Journal-World, Nov. 2, 2004)

Hydroelectric firm seeking option for Wilson Lake
(Salina Journal, April 7, 2003)

Bowersock Mills: a 'green' legacy
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 5, 2002)

Lawmakers tour Bowersock: Legislature considers alternative energy
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 23, 2002)

Repair bill on dam rises by $355,000
(Lawrence Journal-World, Nov. 21, 2001)


Resources/Data

Kansas

Francfort, James E., U.S. Hydropower Resource Assessment for Kansas, Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, DOE/ID-10430 (KS), Dec. 1993

Kansas Hydropower Report - DOE, Hydropower program

Missouri Hydropower Report - DOE, Hydropower program

Kansas Hydropower Resources - (EREN), U.S. DOE

Federal

Hydropower Technologies - EERE

U.S. Hydropower Program - DOE

Developments

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - Search page for Hydropower developments and preliminary permits
- Click on "Text Search", then enter "Kansas", select "Hydro", "Enter"

The Wilson Dam Hydroelectric Project, Russell Co.
(Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests, Federal Register: March 7, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 45)

 



 


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