News

California storms deliver above-average snowpack, replenish reservoirs

April 1, 2024

California’s mountains are covered with snow, reservoirs are mostly filled and hills across the state are sprouting green grass and wildflowers after the latest round […]

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California’s largest new reservoir project in 50 years gains momentum

March 17, 2024

$205 million from Congress is latest boost for Sites Reservoir, but can it overcome opposition? Colusa County is known for sprawling rice farms and almond […]

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Editorial: Getting Sites Reservoir across the finish line

March 6, 2024

It’s difficult to build big water infrastructure projects in California. It takes collaboration and agreement across geographic and political divides. It takes time, funding, and […]

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Press Releases

Press Release: Sites Reservoir Awarded Additional $205.6 Million in Federal Funding to Improve Western Water Infrastructure

March 11, 2024

Sites Reservoir Awarded Additional $205.6 Million in Federal Funding to Improve Western Water Infrastructure Maxwell, CA – This week, Congress […]

Press Release: New Analysis Finds Sites Reservoir Would Be 80 Percent Full After Recent Storms If It Were Operational Today

February 15, 2024

New Analysis Finds Sites Reservoir Would Be 80 Percent Full After Recent Storms If It Were Operational Today 2023 and […]

Press Release: Sites Reservoir Reaches Milestone in Environmental Review Process

November 17, 2023

Sites Reservoir Reaches Milestone in Environmental Review Process SACRAMENTO, CA – The Sites Project Authority, as the lead agency under […]

Press Release: California Certifies Sites Reservoir Under Senate Bill 149 for Streamlined Judicial Review

November 7, 2023

California Certifies Sites Reservoir Under Senate Bill 149 for Streamlined Judicial Review Decision Saves Time and Reduces Cost While Ensuring […]

News

Sites Reservoir would serve key role in state’s water system, Redding Record Searchlight

April 16, 2016

Storage dams, reservoirs, canals, ditches and tunnels have been built all over the West to serve agriculture, mining and domestic […]

Could Sites be California’s next big reservoir?, Western Farm Press

March 16, 2016

California’s latest drought has made the need for additional water storage self-evident to a larger segment of the population.

Editorial: Brown should focus on water storage, not tunnels and trains, Chico Enterprise Record

January 20, 2016

Gov. Jerry Brown has a grand stage and likely has some time to kill in his State of the State […]

Sites Reservoir has bipartisan support & Invest in dams and salmon, too, Sacramento Bee

January 2, 2016

The California Water Commission will be deciding on how to spend $2.7 billion in water bond money on water storage […]

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