A Decision Support System for Real-Time Management of Water Quality in the San Joaquin River, California

  • N. W. T. Quinn
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The paper describes a real-time decision support system for monitoring and minimizing exceedences of water quality standards in the San Joachim River Basin, California, USA. The river system supports extensive irrigated agriculture, and there are many stakeowners in its boundaries with often competing interests. Results are presented of particularly interesting case events. Future improvements are suggested.

Key words

Water Resource Information Systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. W. T. Quinn
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  1. 1.Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryBerkeleyUSA

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