The model run results cover the period September 14 through October 4, and are based on the following assumptions:

 

Common Assumptions

 

1.CCFB Gates are operating to Priority 1 throughout the forecast period.

2. The Delta Cross Channel gates are closed during weekdays and open during the weekends.

3.  Suisun Marsh salinity control flashboards are in, 2 of the Suisun Marsh Salinity Control gates are in tidal operation as of September 13, and the remaining 1 gate is closed for maintenance.

4. The Middle River ag. barrier is closed with all the culvert flap-gates in tidal operation.

5. The Old River at Tracy ag. barrier is closed with all the culvert flap-gates in tidal operation.

6. The Grant Line Canal ag. barrier is closed with all the culvert flap-gates in tidal operation.

7. The temporary False River drought barrier is installed.

8. San Joaquin River flow at Vernalis is at 400 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is estimated to decrease to 300 cfs by the end of the forecast period.

9. San Joaquin River EC at Vernalis is at 270 umhos/cm at the beginning of the forecast period and is estimated to increase to 364 umhos/cm by the end of the forecast period.

10. Sacramento River flow at Freeport is at 7570 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to increase to 7600 cfs by the end of the forecast period.

11. CCFB inflow is at 350 cfs of at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to stay the same by the end of the forecast period.

12. Export at Jones Pumping Plant is at 1900 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to increase to 2550 cfs by the end of the forecast period.