Plant Bowen CCR Rule Compliance Information

Plant Bowen, which began commercially operating in 1975, is located 9 miles southwest of Cartersville, Georgia. The four units of the coal-fired power plant are capable of producing 3,376 megawatts of electricity, and can supply enough energy to power over 1.9 million homes annually. In addition, the plant is home to the Water Research Center, the nation’s first research facility dedicated to finding new ways to reduce, conserve and improve the quality of water used by power plants to generate electricity. 

CCR Rule Compliance