The model run results cover the period February 20 through March 11 and are based on the following assumptions:
Common Assumptions
1. CCFB Gates are operating to Priority 3.
2. The Delta Cross Channel gates are closed throughout the forecast period.
3. Suisun Marsh Salinity Control flashboards are in. Two gates are in open position. One gate remained closed.
4. San Joaquin River flow at Vernalis is at 8526 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is estimated to decrease to 6000 cfs by the end of the forecast period.
5. San Joaquin River EC at Vernalis is at 100 umhos/cm at the beginning of the forecast period and is estimated to increase to 150 umhos/cm at the end of the forecast period.
6. Sacramento River flow at Freeport is at 63330 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to increase to 64000 cfs by the end of the forecast period.
7. CCFB inflow is at 2185 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to decrease to 2100 cfs by the end of the forecast period.
8. Export at Jones Pumping Plant is at 4224 cfs at the beginning of the forecast period and is expected to decrease to 4200 cfs to the end the forecast period.