Ashlu Creek Powerhouse

Description:

Bush Bohlman & Partners designed the powerhouse for the Ashlu Creek run-of-river hydro project located north of Squamish, BC. The powerhouse below grade substructure is concrete construction to support two turbines. The substructure is a high headroom steel frame structure with metal roof and wall cladding, There are two 100 ton gantry cranes used to install the turbines and related electrical equipment.

This was a challenging project given the unique type of building and the integration into a remote and pristine environment.