New trial for using advanced weather forecasts to retain more water proves successful
Aerial view of the Prado Dam, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers structure near Corona, California. A new report published by the Forecast-Informed Reservoir Operations program, or FIRO, found using advanced weather and streamflow forecasts to enhance water storage capabilities at the dam could conserve enough water to supply an additional 60,000 people per year.

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