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We Need Sites

Jul 08, 2019

California needs Sites Reservoir, say Fritz Durst and Douglas Headrick:  They write, “California’s aging water infrastructure desperately needs an upgrade.   Shorter, more intense rain storms, less snowpack and more prolonged stretches of drought reflect the reality of climate change. There’s no one project, no single action, that will save California from a dry and unreliable water future.  We need a broad portfolio of solutions that includes storage above and below ground, conservation, and other options such as traditional recycled and potable reuse to help ensure we can better manage this vital resource when the next inevitable drought comes along. And we also need cooperation at local, state and federal levels to advance a 21st century solution.  One part of that solution is the proposed Sites Reservoir. ... ”  Read more from Cal Matters here:  California needs Sites Reservoir