Reservoir Operations Pilots

Through the Reservoir Operations Pilot Initiative, Reclamation uses modeling and forecasting tools to identify ways to increase flexibility in reservoir operations to support optimal water management.


For more information regarding the Reservoir Operations Pilot program please contact Sean Kimbrel at or 720-576-1323.


Current Status

FY23 Funding Opportunity selections were announced on November 13, 2023.

2021 Program Highlights

Economic Benefits of Alternative Reservoir Operations for Lake Mendocino
Fact Sheet | Report | Decision Support Tool

Last Updated: 11/16/23