Blind Slough hydroelectric powerhouse turns 100


Petersburg Municipal Power and Light invites the public to celebrate 100 years of hydropower in Petersburg by attending an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Blind Slough Powerhouse this Thursday, May 16, from 1 to 3 p.m.

"As part of the Mayfest celebration, we're going to ... show the community the new plant," Utility Director Karl Hagerman told the Pilot.

At the open house, visitors get to see the revitalized facility -complete with a new turbine and generator- and learn about the different parts of the plant.

This event coincides with both the 100th anniversary of having hydroele...

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