Study: Fill Mead First: a technical assessment, Jack Schmidt, Quinney College of Natural Resources, Utah State University, November 2016.

-Conducted literature review, analyzed multiple studies from academics and government agencies

-Estimated that FMF would reduce evaporative losses slightly

-Estimated that FMF water savings could be ~50,000 AF

-Identified need to gather better data on evaporation, seepage, and further modelling