SF RWS Purchases

In FY 2017-18, the BAWSCA member agencies reported SF RWS purchases of 128.1 mgd, 10% higher than the total of 116.4 mgd purchased in FY 2016-17. In addition, BAWSCA member agencies reported 5.4 mgd in supplemental purchases as part of the conjunctive use program.  Compared with the prior ten-year average, total purchases in FY 2017-18, including supplemental purchasess, were below average by 11.4 mgd. When compared to FY 2007-08, the highest year in the prior ten-year period, FY 2017-18 purchases were lower by 43.9 mgd, a difference of about 25%.