|10-02-2010, 12:16 PM||#32|
Joined: Jan 2005
Location: The Badlands (of NJ)
Wow, bradatlarge and Throttlemeister - great comparison shots. The rapids really are diminished.
I do not recall the exact numbers, but remember reading that the flow of Rupert is reduced to about 50% of original.
That's actually an impressive project: a big section of Rupert's basin is "fenced off' by dams and the waters are re-routed through a tunnel to another river's basin - all in the middle of the sub-Arctic.
Indeed, no such thing as free electricity.
Robert in Northern NJ __ '09 R12GS, '03 R1150RT
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rdwalker screwed with this post 10-02-2010 at 06:12 PM
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