Sites Reservoir Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Site Project Authority
Document Title
Sites Reservoir Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Exclusive ag, ag/forestry

Document Description
The proposed sites reservoir project would consist of a new offstream storage reservoir with a capacity of up to 1.9 MAF. The sites reservoir would be approximately 12,000-14,000 acres in size and would be created by inundating the area around the unincorporated community of sites, CA, which is referred to locally as Antelope Valley. Up to eleven dams would be needed to create the proposed sites reservoir. There would be two main dams: the Golden Gate Dam on Funks Creek, and the sites dam on Stone Corral Creek. The sites reservoir project also would include an inlet/outlet structure; a pumping plant, electrical switchyard and overhead power lines; and a tunnel approximately 4,030 feet in length connecting the pumping plant to the reservoir.

Contact Information
Jim Watson
Site Project Authority
PO Box 517
Maxwell, CA 95955

Phone : (530) 438-2309


39°19'42.49"N 122°19'35.1"W
Colusa Glenn
Cross Streets
Maxwell Sites Rd. and Sites Lodoga Rd
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Sacramento River, GCID Canal, Funks Creek
Other Location Info
Sites and Maxwell

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (reservoir Type, 1.81 MAF MGD)
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 3 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 Delta Protection Commission Delta Stewardship Council Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights Central Valley Flood Protection Board California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California State Lands Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water Department of Water Resources

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