The Sites Project Authority is pursuing a water right permit from the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), which will provide them legal authority to divert water within certain conditions, for a specific purpose, and for use within a specified area. The Authority will be the State designated steward of the water right for the Sites Reservoir Project.
Throughout the year-long application process, the Authority worked with SWRCB to provide the information needed to secure the Project’s water right permit:
For more information on the water right permit process, please visit SWCRB’s Water Storage Investment Program page.
Review this guide for more detailed instructions on how to use eWRIMS. For questions, please contact the Division of Water Rights at (916) 341-5431 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Authority had also developed an interactive map of the Points of Diversion and Rediversion and Place of Use that can be accessed here: Sites Reservoir Water Right Application - Proposed Place of Use, Points of Diversion & Points of Rediversion (arcgis.com). This map does not replace the original map on file with the State Water Board.