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Sites News Release: Sites Reservoir Awarded $25 Million Additional Funding from Proposition 1

March 25, 2022

Sacramento, CA. – Last week, the California Water Commission (CWC) announced increased funding for Proposition 1 bond recipients including $38 million for Sites Reservoir, bringing […]

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Sites News Release: Sites Reservoir to Pursue Loan Through the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act

March 17, 2022

Sacramento, CA. – The United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) formally invited the Sites Project Authority to apply for a $2.2 billion low-interest loan […]

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Officials eyeing 2024 to break ground on the Sites Reservoir

March 3, 2022

CHICO, Calif. — The Sites Reservoir, a project that has been been decades in the making, is currently on track to break ground in 2024, although for […]

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Opinion: Why California needs to build Sites Reservoir project

September 8, 2021

As reservoirs across California meet historic lows, we are again faced with the reality of not enough water for the […]

Years later, California voters still wait on water projects

September 8, 2021

SITES, Calif. (AP) — In 2014, in the middle of a severe drought that would test California’s complex water storage […]

Commentary: It’s time to fulfill the promise: Build Sites Reservoir

August 19, 2021

California is in a dire situation. Most of our state’s major reservoirs are precariously close to being effectively empty. We […]

Sacramento bureaucrat mentality: More water storage offers little public benefit

July 27, 2021

Ground zero for the war against man — and now fish — in California can be found east of Colusa […]

The Western drought is worse than you think. Here’s why

July 21, 2021

It has lasted longer than the Dust Bowl of the 1930s. It’s dropped water levels perilously low at two of […]

California voters OK’d billions for water projects. Where are the new dams, reservoirs?

July 21, 2021

These barren, brown hills an hour northwest of Sacramento will be the future home of Sites Reservoir, one of the […]

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