The Sites Reservoir was awarded $13.7 million in the 2021 federal spending bill. The 2021 federal spending bill … included $1.4 trillion to fund government agencies and a $900 billion pandemic relief package. Sites Reservoir is proposed for construction in remote ranch lands in Colusa County, about 70 miles north of Sacramento. It was originally given a $5.1 billion price tag, but the Sites Project Authority reduced it to $3 billion in May.
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