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Old 08-13-2015, 09:27 AM   #26
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Pool covers are like giant bubble wrap, so they float on the water. That also makes them heavier, stiffer, and more fragile. Plus when it does rain, the water would just collect on top - with the balls, the water will run through to replenish the reservoir.
If it actually rained in Cali they wouldn't have this issue in the first place
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Old 08-13-2015, 04:34 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by tiger_handheld View Post
So in the eyes of a Sheik, they would probably negotiate a better rate with Nestle,
First, we don't SELL water to anyone.

Second, in case you were too lazy to Google... if we were to start selling water to anyone, it would become a commodity under NAFTA, and we would lose control of it. What Nestle pays now is essentially an administration fee, but the water itself is free... meaning we could cut them off any time, as the water is ours. If they start paying for it as a commodity, however, it falls under NAFTA control, and if did cut them off, we'd probably lose in a court challenge and have to pay all sorts of fines and damages.

So... keeping it free means BC retains full control.

sell the excess to LA and probably import it back to BC at lower rates (exactly how Hydro operates) during low usage times.
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Another thing to add to Soundy's post above:

The administrative fee paid by Nestle is the same fee paid by anyone wanting to pull water directly from the source.

The #1 user of water is the Agricultural sector (over 90% of all water usage) which I believe Nestle falls under as well. If we stupidly choose to commodify our water, this will have major impacts on food production as our exceptionally high-quality water increases in value to meet market rates in NAFTA countries.

For residential water users, the amount we pay includes the cost of filtration, upkeep of infrastructure and running water directly to our homes.

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Originally Posted by tiger_handheld View Post
Maybe you missed the last few words of my post? "We need a Sheik from Dubai to run BC
hamdan bin mohammed bin rashid al maktoum? that dude was in Vancouver a while back. He does nothing but travel around the world it's believed he is dating his cousin and is uncle is his full time babysitter. Oh his mother is also his dads cousin.

That's the dude we need to run B.C. right?


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