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Scientific Investigations Report 2012–5062


Groundwater Simulation and Management Models for the Upper Klamath Basin, Oregon and California


Table 7. Sensitivity of optimization results to changes in the seasonal water demand limit 
(equation 33).


[All volumes are in acre-feet. Abbreviations: TID, Tulelake Irrigation District wells; KV, Klamath Valley wells; ULR, upper Lost River wells; NTL, Northern Tule Lake subbasin wells; STL, Southern Tule Lake subbasin wells; LKL, Lower Klamath Lake wells; Q3, third quarter; Q4, fourth quarter]

Well group
and water-year
quarter
Minimum fourth quarter pumping, in cubic feet per second
0 (base) 125 150 175 200 225
TID, Q3 705 705 0 0 0 0
TID, Q4 470 470 687 1,012 1,392 958
ULR, Q3 1,699 1,681 1,627 1,428 1,374 723
ULR, Q4 1,229 1,211 1265 1,374 1,392 1,500
KV, Q3 17,352 17,207 15,472 11,857 7,718 3,272
KV, Q4 11,460 11,586 13,249 14,912 16,792 17,099
NTL, Q3 3,290 2,494 1,247 669 217 0
NTL, Q4 1,518 3,272 4,211 5,007 5,368 5,549
STL, Q3 11,731 10,429 9,182 7,772 5,874 4,121
STL, Q4 4,808 5,097 6,742 8,405 10,267 14,496
LKL, Q3 1,085 1,085 1,085 1,085 1,012 362
LKL, Q4 940 940 940 940 958 1,066
    Total 56,286 56,177 55,707 54,460 52,363 49,146

First posted May 5, 2012

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