The model run results cover the period July 27 through August 16 and are based on the following assumptions:

 

Common Assumptions

 

1. CCFB Gates are operating to Priority 1 through the end of the forecast period.

2. The Delta Cross Channel gates are open.

3.  Suisun Marsh salinity control flashboards were removed, and the Suisun Marsh salinity control gates are open.

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

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

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

7. The False River temporary barrier is in place between July 1 and October 31.

8. San Joaquin River flow at Vernalis is at 1282 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is estimated to increase to 1300 cfs by the end of the forecast period.

9. San Joaquin River EC at Vernalis is at 98 umhos/cm at the beginning of the forecast period and is estimated to increase to 100 umhos/cm at the end of the forecast period.

10. Sacramento River flow at Freeport is at 7669 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to decrease to 6639 cfs by the end of the forecast period.

11. CCFB inflow is at 341 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to increase to 350 cfs by the end of the forecast period.

12. Export at Jones Pumping Plant is at 823 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to decrease to 800 cfs by the end forecast period.