The model run results cover the period April 13 through May 3 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 closed.

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

4. San Joaquin River flow at Vernalis is at 1175 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is estimated to decrease to 1050 cfs by the end of the forecast period.

5. San Joaquin River EC at Vernalis is at 590 umhos/cm at the beginning of the forecast period and is estimated to increase at 594 umhos/cm at the end of the forecast period.

6. Sacramento River flow at Freeport is at 8747 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to decrease to 7800 cfs by the end of the forecast period.

7. CCFB inflow is at 699 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to decrease to 100 cfs by the end of the forecast period.

8. Export at Jones Pumping Plant is at 806 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to decrease to 400 cfs by the end forecast period.