Pacific Flyway birds are counting on California to honor voters and build Sites Reservoir

June 21, 2023

The construction of Sites Reservoir would benefit millions of migratory birds that stop in the Central Valley on their journey along the Pacific Flyway.

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Sites closer to a reality with state water board decision

June 5, 2023

Sites Reservoir, which could provide 1.5 million acre-feet of additional water storage capacity, received a significant boost late last week when the Sites Project Authority […]

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Another step toward Sites Reservoir

June 5, 2023

A long-awaited major reservoir project in Northern California crossed a hurdle Friday when water officials formally approved the water right application for the proposed Sites Reservoir — potentially advancing it […]

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Press Releases

Press Release: Sites Receives $6 Million Federal Investment

January 8, 2020

Sites Reservoir Receives $6 Million Federal Investment in Year-End Spending Package Funding Demonstrates Continued Federal Commitment to Sites Reservoir   […]

PressRelease: Sites Project Authority Announces Opening of New Leadership Role

December 27, 2019

Sites Project Authority Announces Opening of New Leadership Role in Preparation for Next Project Phase Leadership Structure Designed to Meet […]


Desert Water Agency’s support for California’s water security is vital for sustainability

June 4, 2023

California, known for its beautiful coastline, desert landscapes and vibrant cities, faces a constant challenge when it comes to water […]

Sites Reservoir Water Right application moves forward

June 2, 2023

The state’s proposed first major water storage site to be developed in decades took another step to becoming reality on […]

Despite recent rain, Colusa County has been upended by devastating drought conditions

April 18, 2023

The recent rains have brought needed relief to communities throughout California, reviving depleted reservoirs and rebuilding the Sierra snowpack. While […]

This reservoir on the Sacramento River has been planned for decades. What’s taking so long?

February 27, 2023

The Sites Reservoir — a $4.4 billion project to add dams and store more water that’ll be sent south — […]

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