Editorial: Smaller Sites Makes it More Likely

May 15, 2020

The decision to reduce the size of the planned Sites Reservoir might appear to be a setback, but it’s really a step forward. It makes […]

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Sites Reservoir Project Scaled Back to Reduce Costs

May 11, 2020

An ambitious plan to build the largest new reservoir in California in 40 years to supply water to homes and businesses from the Bay Area […]

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Sites Reservoir Being Adjusted for Efficiency

April 25, 2020

The Sites Project Authority plans to recirculate an environmental document for the proposed Sites Reservoir after project leaders modified plans recently to right size the […]

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News Archive

Congressman John Garamendi Hails Award of $816 million in Proposition 1 Funding to Sites Reservoir

July 25, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi, a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, applauded today’s decision by the […]

California Water Commission Announces Funding for Sites Reservoir

July 25, 2018

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the California Water Commission announced Proposition 1 funding […]

Sites Reservoir to Receive $816 Million in State Funding

July 24, 2018

Maxwell, CA – The California Water Commission voted today to award the Sites Reservoir $816 million in state funding – […]

Sites reservoir is too smart an investment for California to pass up

June 26, 2018

When California voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 1, they specifically called for new storage to help the environment. The Sites Reservoir, […]

Fremont Weir Groundbreaking: Statement from Sites Executive Director

May 30, 2018

Maxwell, CA – The Sites Reservoir Authority (Authority) today joined state, federal and local officials and environmental organizations in celebrating […]

Statement from Sites Reservoir Authority Chairman Fritz Durst on Water Commissioners Public Benefit Score Determination

May 7, 2018

Maxwell, CA – In a series of public meetings last week the California Water Commission considered staff recommended public benefit […]

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