Small Area Water Demand Forecasting at the Salt River Project

by Robert S. Nichols, Corporate Economist, Phoenix, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Management in the '90s: A Time for Innovation


The Salt River Project Small Area Water Demand Forecast (forecast) is designed to provide water resource planners with long-range water demand forecasts disaggregated by user type and geographic area. Projections are based on small area water consumption factors for types of usage applied to specific land-use acreage. The small area nature of the forecast allows demand forecasts to be disaggregated by lateral and canal, as well as by geographic area.

Subject Headings: Water resources | Forecasting | Salt water | Water demand | Rivers and streams | Hydraulic design | Land use | Arizona | United States | North America

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