Coteau Creek Hydroelectric Station

Built: 1969
Where: Elbow, SK
Fuel source: Hydro
Power capacity: 186 megawatts (MW)

Facts about the Coteau Creek Hydroelectric Station

  • Located on the South Saskatchewan River.
  • There are 3 units in total at this station. They produce 62 MW each.
  • There was a need for water supplies to support irrigation and recreation in the province. We built this station to support those homes, farms and industries.
  • The Coteau Creek Station draws water from the Gardiner Dam. It’s located about 1 kilometre upstream.  

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