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Ladysmith Hydro Generating Station

Key facts:

Overview

The site of the Ladysmith Hydro was originally a pulp mill which used the waters of Flambeau River to grind wood for an area paper mill. Although the station was completed in 1928, the powerhouse was added in 1941 to supply electricity. A third generator was then added to the facility in 1982.

Interesting Features

Located 15 miles downstream from Big Falls on the Flambeau River, the hydro dam creates the 236-acre Ladysmith Flowage. Among the facilities surrounding the flowage are a public park and beach area for swimmers.

Environmental Highlights

The stretch of the Flambeau River below the hydro dam provides suitable conditions for leisurely tubers and canoers.

Energy Saving Tip

Set your hot water heater to no higher than 120 degrees Fahrenheit. This isn't just energy smart—it's also safer, since it reduces the likelihood of accidental burns.

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May is National Electric Safety Month

Before beginning an outdoor project, be aware of overhead electric lines and keep yourself, your ladders and tools at least 10 feet away from them.

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