Initial Operation Model for the Central Arizona Project

by Timothy F. Kacerek, US Bureau of Reclamation, Arizona, Projects Office, Phoenix, AZ, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulics and Hydrology in the Small Computer Age


A microcomputer program for operating uncompleted portions of the Central Arizona Project has been developed. Engineers may use this program daily to assist in scheduling pumping plant and check structure operations during pump testing. Operation protocol is outlined, and a sample pump schedule and depth matrix is presented.

Subject Headings: Pumping stations | Pumping tests | Water supply systems | Project management | Scheduling | Computer analysis | Computer models | Arizona | United States

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