California Water Science Center (CAWSC) - San Bernardino Valley Optimal Basin Management (OBM)

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San Bernardino Optimal Basin Management

Welcome to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) San Bernardino Optimal Basin Management website. This site provides hydrologic data collected or compiled by the USGS in the San Bernardino area; some additional data may be available from the USGS database National Water Information System (NWIS).

Project Chief: Wes Danskin
Phone: 619-225-6132
Email: wdanskin@usgs.gov

Water-Management Model

A water-management model can come in many forms. Most water-management models come from the field of operations research or systems engineering. More recently, decision support systems have been used to analyze water systems and to facilitate decision making. The primary goal of water-management models is to capture the basic structure of the water system, to investigate interaction among the many components, and to identify possible improvements in the system.