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Table 1

Bow River Sim gameplay elements, parameters, and ranges

ElementElement parameterRanges
Reservoir Reservoir capacity 0.8x to 4x the default capacity 
Maximum reservoir levels for wet season 1,065–1,080 m 
Maximum reservoir level for dry season 1,065–1,080 m 
City of Calgary Water demand 0.1x to 3.0x the default water demand 
Return flows 0–100% 
Return flows from irrigation districts Return flows from the Western, Eastern, and Bow River irrigation districts 0–100% 
Irrigation district size Areas under irrigation for the Western, Eastern, and Bow River irrigation districts 0x to 3x the historical water demand 
Inflows Inflows from the three tributaries: Bow River, Elbow River, and Highwood River 0.5x to 1.4x the historical inflows 
Apportionment Percentage and volume of minimum flows 1–100% of the minimum volume and flows 
Priority Rearranging the water licence priority order  
ElementElement parameterRanges
Reservoir Reservoir capacity 0.8x to 4x the default capacity 
Maximum reservoir levels for wet season 1,065–1,080 m 
Maximum reservoir level for dry season 1,065–1,080 m 
City of Calgary Water demand 0.1x to 3.0x the default water demand 
Return flows 0–100% 
Return flows from irrigation districts Return flows from the Western, Eastern, and Bow River irrigation districts 0–100% 
Irrigation district size Areas under irrigation for the Western, Eastern, and Bow River irrigation districts 0x to 3x the historical water demand 
Inflows Inflows from the three tributaries: Bow River, Elbow River, and Highwood River 0.5x to 1.4x the historical inflows 
Apportionment Percentage and volume of minimum flows 1–100% of the minimum volume and flows 
Priority Rearranging the water licence priority order  
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