News Update: Cascade Street Generating Station Reconstruction
Over 110 Years of Service
Bracebridge Generation Ltd. is a subsidiary company of Lakeland Holding Ltd. whose shareholders include the municipalities of Bracebridge, Burk's Falls, Huntsville, Magnetawan and Sundridge.
Three full-time staff control all four plants using a modern Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition system (SCADA).
All plants use between 10-16 cubic meters per second of water at full load. Any excess water passes or spills over the dams. This is what is called a "Run of the River Operation" - flow in the river is passed through the turbines up to their maximum volume and the excess is spilled when flows are greater than generator capacity.
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