The following report on the Temporary Barriers Project is for your information and action, as appropriate. This report will be transmitted whenever changes occur to the operation of the barriers, and as a result of modeling and/or field monitoring of water levels in the south Delta.
STATUS AS OF: Friday, July 21, 2006
The HORB was not installed this spring due to high flows. The HORB will be installed in the fall if needed for dissolved oxygen improvements in the SJR and if requested by DFG.
Agricultural Barriers (
The installation of the
Modeling was completed late last week and today and the results attached. Lower water levels have risen significantly since the DMC and GLC barriers were closed. The forecasted water level plots show the increase beginning July 19 but this actually occurred on July 20.
These weekly updates are also available for your information on our website http://baydeltaoffice.water.ca.gov/sdb/tbp/index_tbp.cfm.
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Mark A. Holderman, P.E.
Chief, Temporary Barriers Project and
California Department of Water Resources
Phone: (916) 653-7429 FAX: (916) 653-6077
Cell/Pager: (916) 601-6036 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org