ITEM:

INFORMATIONAL ITEMS/STAFF REPORTS

 

29.

MONTHLY CALIFORNIA AMERICAN WATER PRODUCTION REPORT

 

Meeting Date:

January 28, 2010

Budgeted:

N/A

 

From:

Darby Fuerst

Program/

N/A

 

General Manager

Line Item No.:

 

 

 

Prepared By:

Greg James

Cost Estimate:

N/A

 

General Counsel Approval:N/A

Committee Recommendation: N/A

CEQA Compliance:N/A

 

SUMMARY:

 

December 2009

 

Total System for Month:Total California American Water (CAW) system production for December was 984 acre-feet (AF), two percent more than the anticipated production of 969 AF, as shown on the accompanying table (Exhibit 29-A).

 

Total System, Water Year to Date:Total system production for Water Year (WY) 2010, through December 31, 2009 has been 3,075 AF.

 

Groundwater Production:During December, no water was produced from CAW wells in the Upper Carmel Valley, equivalent to the zero AF of production was anticipated.Lower Carmel Valley (LCV) well production was 654 AF, equivalent to anticipated production of 654 AF.In December, 304 AF were produced by CAW from the coastal subareas of the Seaside Basin, one percent more than the anticipated production of 300 AF.Well production from the Laguna Seca subarea of the Seaside Basin which includes Hidden Hills, Bishop and Ryan Ranch water systems, was 26 AF, 73 percent more than the 15 AF that was anticipated.It should be noted that in December, 129 AF were injected into the Seaside Basin as part of the Districtís Phase 1 Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) Program in the Seaside Basin.Although this quantity is included in the 654 AF of LCV well production, it was not produced to meet customer demand.

 

Surface Water Production:In December, no water was diverted through the Carmel Valley Filter Plant (CVFP) from San Clemente Reservoir, equivalent to the zero AF of production that was anticipated.The total diversion through the CVFP for WY 2010 has been zero AF.Average release to the Carmel River from San Clemente Dam during December was 61 cubic feet per second, as measured at the Sleepy Hollow Weir.

 

The anticipated river flow, storage and production values were developed jointly by the District, CAW, and the California Department of Fish and Game in consultation with the National Marine Fisheries Service.CAW and District staff are monitoring reservoir storage, inflow and water quality, and will make additional changes as conditions warrant.Please refer to Exhibit 29-A for additional information regarding CAW production in December 2009.

 

EXHIBIT

29-A††† December 2009 Monthly California American Water Production Report

 

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