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Old 04-24-2016, 05:56 AM   #31 (permalink)
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jamesqf: Kalamath Lake is made up to 13'deeper with a hydroelectric dam23'tall with10' of flood control reserve. the lake is a natural lake artificially enlarged if the water drops below this point Klamath Lake is landlocked with no out flow. Draining the Meadow lands removed the filtration this was aggravated by extensive deforestation slowed only by the Spotted Owls. The same cannot be said about all the effected lakes that experience algae related closures. As well as past/ current industrial contamination. Excessive use of chemical fertilizers.
Being naturally eutrophic, the lake has been known since early times for its poor water quality. Frémont noted the "often foul smelling waters" of the lake, and the Applegate Trail was purposely routed away from the lake because the water was "so bad that it might be too dangerous for livestock to drink late in the season"
They are saying the lake has never been really good,but it got worse.
[QUOTE][So what unexpected effects do you think irrigating Baker to Barstow could have?/QUOTE] over population (on a LA scale) of a otherwise uninhabitable desert .the people from the LA basin &Las Vegas would spill into the valley pushing out the farmers, aka history would repeat it self at a faster Orange County dusent grow citrus any more just houses with green grass and wet sidewalks & water rashionning.
One thing that would really boost EV sales is a complete fueling network. Its dry from Seattle to Butte Montana the nearest CHADMO is over 200mi from my house yes you can get most places with plug share and kind people on the app that will allow the use thire 110vac through personal 50A CHADMO. But 6-12hr on a 110 every 60-90mi is not practical for cross country ,or my trips to the VA in Helena, Mt 60mi one way @ -40°f with no chargers @the away from home turminal with 2/3 of the bat
used now add renting a room to stay the night wile the car charges. This will persuade many to go gas /diesel. If i had a leaf it wouldn't see a CHADMO not with a maximum range of under 100mi. When I lived in a major metropolitan area it would have worked. Now the system is dictating wear I can live. I'm glad I purchased a diesel instead of a Leaf last year .1)moving to Montana would have cost 15-30x as much to rent a u-haul and car trailer. And 2) the house I am buying (for 1/3, including tax/insurance, the average small apartment rental+ renters insurance cost) would not have been an option (lack of charging network) 3)having to have a 2nd car to go see family 5and 10hrs away.
.freebeard you for one can atest to my desire to go hybrid. You have only seen my attempts to generate non -crankshaft electricity., but to what end? The free power would be used to make my 2wd into a rear diesel x front electric 4x4 among other things.
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1st gen cummins 91.5 dodge d250 ,HX35W/12/6 QSV
ehxsost manafulld wrap, Aero Tonto
best tank: distance 649gps mi 24.04 mpg 27.011usg
Best mpg : 31.32mpg 100mi 3.193 USG 5/2/20

'83 GMC S-15 Jimmy 2door 2wd O/D auto 3.73R&P
'79 Chevy K20 4X4 350ci 400hp msd custom th400 /np205. 7.5-new 14mpg modded befor modding was a thing
87' Hyundai Excel
83 ranger w/87 2.9 L FI2wd auto 18mpg on the floor
04 Mitsubishi Gallant 2.4L auto 26mpg
06 Subaru Forrester XT(WRX PACKAGE) MT AWD Turbocharged 18 plying dirty best of 26mpg@70mph
95Chevy Blazer 4x4 auto 14-18mpg
04 Chevy Blazer 4x4 auto 16-22mpg

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