Analysis of Water Banking Projects as Additions to the California State Water Project

by Sushil K. Arora, California Dept of Water Resources, Sacramento, United States,
George W. Barnes, Jr., California Dept of Water Resources, Sacramento, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Resources Planning and Management and Urban Water Resources

Abstract: The California State Department of Water Resources (DWR) is evaluating the feasibility of adding Water Banking programs to the State Water Project (SWP) to augment its delivery capability and reliability. This paper presents a 'risk curve' procedure for the SWP operations; also a brief analysis of the results of planning operation studies under two banking programs is presented.

Subject Headings: Water management | Water resources | Water supply | Risk management | Curvature | Economic factors | Feasibility studies | Hydrology | North America | California | United States

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