The model run results cover the period October 29 through November 18 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 forecast period.
3. Suisun Marsh salinity control flashboards are in 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. The barrier was raised by 1 foot on July 31. The barrier will be breached on November 25.
5. The Old River at Tracy Agricultural Barrier is installed with all 9 culvert flap-gates operating tidally. The barrier will be breached on November 1.
6. The Grant Line Canal Agricultural Barrier is installed with all 6 culvert flap-gates operating tidally. The barrier will be breached on November 15.
7. San Joaquin River flow at Vernalis is at 2694 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is estimated to decrease to 2100 cfs by the end of the forecast period.
8. San Joaquin River EC at Vernalis is at 196 umhos/cm at the beginning of the forecast period and is estimated to increase to 279 umhos/cm at the end of the forecast period.
9. Sacramento River flow at Freeport is at 12178 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to decrease to 9250 cfs by the end of the forecast period.
10. CCFB inflow is at 283 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to increase to 3500 cfs by the end of the forecast period.
11. Export at Jones Pumping Plant is at 813 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to decrease to 800 cfs by the end forecast period.