Watertown hydro plant is making more than expected

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WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) – As you pay more for things, the City of Watertown is making more money at it’s hydro power plant.

Chalk it up to the wet summer.

Watertown had it’s wettest summer on record according to data from the Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell University.

That means the 3 turbines, known as Faith, Hope and Charity, have been spinning almost non-stop. And it’s making the city extra money as part of it’s hydro contract with National Grid.

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