The superstructure of the powerhouse is structural steel and brick and contains two vertical 3,300-HP, adjustable blade Kaplan turbines connected to (2) – 2,400 kW generators.
Water levels for the upstream pool are controlled by adjustment of the tainter gates on the dam and wicket gates on the turbines.
- At ideal water conditions, Kaukauna City Hydro can produce enough energy to power almost 3,600 homes.
- The spillways at the site consist of two tainter gates and ungated overflow sections. Approximately 2,260 feet of dam are designed as overflow sections.