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TSC Resources for
Water Supply & Demand Forecasting, Research, and Analysis

Several TSC groups offer expertise in researching and forecasting water supply and demand over watersheds, river systems, and smaller areas.

Economics and Resource Planning Group (86-68270)
Effects of water pricing structures on water demand

Water Resources Planning and Operations Support Group (86-68210) provides key real-time information on water supply analysis and forecasts as well as water demand and conservation. The group researches and develops water management decision support systems. The group also provides technical analyses and comprehensive investigations for planning and integrated resource management studies, water conservation planning, water supply availability and reliability, water requirements, legal and institutional requirements, and development and application of advanced analysis methods and computer tools. Our experts can help you with:

  • Water supply availability and reliability studies and system yield estimates
  • River/reservoir simulated water operation studies and ground water flow analyses
  • Analyses of historical water use and projections of future water demand
  • Watershed hydrology including reconstructed flow and statistical analysis
  • Special studies of legal water allocation and estimates of water savings and salvage
  • Water resources planning and management studies including structural and nonstructural options for improving water utilization efficiency
  • Water conservation plan development to improve water delivery and reduce water loss
  • Developing, enhancing, and applying advanced technologies in water resource investigations
  • Water diversion requirements and studies of water allocation and facility capacity

Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Team (86-68260) offers a wide range of applications for water resource investigation, including using aircraft and satellite imagery to determine different land use and land cover types. Cover types indicate factors such as runoff yield, interception, and evapotranspiration.

These data indicate the magnitude of hydrologic factors such as runoff yield, interception, and evapotranspiration. Remote sensing and GIS are also useful for groundwater investigations. On a regional level, satellite imagery can be examined to define watershed boundaries, fracture zones, drainage patterns, and other features of hydrogeologic significance.


Please contact a client liaison (303) 445-2561 to help you get the most efficient services for your needs.