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NOTICE of acceptance of Sites Project Authority water right application

From the State Water Resources Control Board:

Due to the high level of interest, the State Water Board is notifying the public that the Sites Project Authority’s water right application for a proposed reservoir that will draw water from the Sacramento River has been accepted. The State Water Board has accepted the application but is requesting information missing from the application before proceeding.

This email is a notification only. Public input on this application will be solicited later in application processing.

Sites Acceptance Ltr

More Information:

  • Project website. Information on water rights filings for projects pursuing Proposition 1 funding for water storage projects.
  • View the application form. The application can be accessed through the eWRIMS Database System.
  • Staff Contact. If you have any questions regarding the application, please contact Justine Herrig at (916) 323-5176 or
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