Agreed. Why generate the power at night. Sounds like a way in, then the rules can change later. Makes more sense to allow minimum flow for wildlife at night, then generate power during the day. Once the generation capacity is in place, the agreement could change.
Check your phone messages – you and your paddle should be reunited shortly. If you and Dave are too far apart geographically and you are stuck and can get to Port Perry, I can lend you one until you get yours back.