The model run results cover the period August 13 through September 2 and are based on the following assumptions:

Common Assumptions

1. CCFB Gates are operating to priority 3 for the forecast period.
2. The Delta Cross Channel gates are open for the entire forecast period.
3. Suisun Marsh salinity control flashboards are out and the three salinity control gates are open throughout the forecast period.
4. The Middle River Agricultural Barrier is installed with all 6 culvert flap-gates operating tidally since July 3. The Barrier was raised by 1 foot on July 31.
5. The Old River at Tracy Agricultural Barrier is installed with all 9 culvert flap-gates operating tidally since July 19.
6. The Grant Line Canal Agricultural Barrier is installed with all 6 culvert flap-gates operating tidally since July 26.
7. San Joaquin River flow at Vernalis is at 2506 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to decrease to 2000 cfs by the end of the forecast period.
8. San Joaquin River EC at Vernalis is at 280 umhos/cm at the beginning of the forecast period and is estimated to increase to about 320 umhos/cm by the end of the forecast period.
9. Sacramento River flow at Freeport is at 20233 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to decrease to 19950 cfs by the end of the forecast period.
10. CCFB is at 1986 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to increase to 6000 cfs by the end of the forecast period.
11. Export at Jones Pumping Plant is at 2793 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to increase to 4300 cfs by the end of the forecast period.