The model run results cover the period May 10 through May 30 and are based on the following assumptions:

 

Common Assumptions

 

1. CCFB Gates are operating to Priority 1, except during the outage period of May 16 to May 20 (Priority 2).

2. The Delta Cross Channel gates are closed throughout the forecast period.

3. Suisun Marsh Salinity Control flashboards are in, and 2 of the Suisun Marsh Salinity Control Gates are in tidal position from April 7, and the remaining 1 gate is closed for maintenance.

4. The temporary False River drought barrier was closed on April 13.

5. The Middle River ag. Barrier will be closed on May 17.

6. The Old River at Tracy ag. Barrier will be closed on May 30.

7. The Grant Line Canal ag. Barrier will be closed on June 4.

8. San Joaquin River flow at Vernalis is at 861 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is estimated to decrease to 750 cfs by the end of the forecast period.

9. San Joaquin River EC at Vernalis is at 137 umhos/cm at the beginning of the forecast period and is estimated to increase to 219 umhos/cm at the end of the forecast period.

10. Sacramento River flow at Freeport is at 6600 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to increase to 7500 cfs by the end of the forecast period.

11. CCFB inflow is at 298 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to increase to 600 cfs by the end of the forecast period.

12. Export at Jones Pumping Plant is at 908 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to decrease to 900 cfs by the end of forecast period.