| Centrale de Carillon|
240 Rue du Barrage, Saint-André-d'Argenteuil, QC J0V 1X0, Canada
Carillon Canal, Beauharnois Hydroelectric Generatin, Rapides‑Farmer Generating Station, Centrale de la Première, Rivière des Prairies generatin
Carillon Generating Station Wikipedia
The Carillon Generating Station (in French: centrale de Carillon) is a hydroelectric power station on the Ottawa River near Carillon, Quebec, Canada. Built between 1959 and 1964, it is managed and operated by Hydro-Québec. It is a run-of-river generating station with an installed capacity of 752 megawatts (1,008,000 hp), a head of 17.99 meters (59.0 ft), and a reservoir of 26 square kilometers (10 sq mi). The dam spans the river between Carillon and Pointe-Fortune, Quebec.
Upon completion, the dam raised the water level by over 62 feet (19 m) at Carillon and over 9 feet (2.7 m) at Grenville. This inundated the rapids of Long-Sault, transforming them into calm (deeper) water. The dam also includes a modern lock that facilitates traffic up the Ottawa River, superseding the Carillon Canal.