This paper proposes the cooperative control of multiple active filters based on voltage detection for harmonic damping throughout a power distribution system. The arrangement of a real distribution system would be changed according to system operation, and/or fault conditions. In addition, shunt capacitors and loads are individually connected to, or disconnected from, the distribution system. Independent control might make multiple active filters produce unbalanced compensating currents. This paper presents hardware and software implementations of cooperative control for two active filters. Experimental results verify the effectiveness of the cooperative control with the help of a communication system.