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Water puzzle

In the NID letter (Oct. 14), I find one statement puzzling: ” … If large quantities of water were sold outside of the district, it would follow that a significant amount of electrical power would be abandoned with a resulting loss of dollar power sales.” Doesn’t all the power NID generates come from upstream of potential markets? Couldn’t all that water flow through the generators before it resells downstream? Or (perhaps a bit facetiously) do those downstream markets want NID to leave all that electricity in the water when they buy it?

Peter Arnold

Grass Valley

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