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Reduced hydro means other types of electric power generation must be used. Thus higher utility bills & higher pollution.
In my burg, we typically have 10 days of 100+ degrees days. This year already have had 10 days & a forecast of 10 more days of 100 plus degree days in the next 2 weeks.
My electric utility has had some short term power outages. Luckily for me not in my area.

https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/12/1...

https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/08/09/decline-in-hydropower...

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/12/181221123659.h...
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