SACRAMENTO - As our weather continues to show less than promising signs of a 'Miracle March,' the state's drought concerns deepen.
Wednesday, State groups and lawmakers will announce legislation that would authorize construction of the Sites Reservoir in Colusa County.
California Reps. John Garamendi, a Democrat, and Doug LaMalfa, a Republican, have introduced legislation to study and build the long-discussed Sites Reservoir in Northern California.
Maxwell, CA – Congressmen Doug LaMalfa (R-CA-01) and John Garamendi (D-CA-03) were joined today by local elected officials, water agencies, farmers and construction workers to announce a bill authorizing construction of Sites Reservoir in Northern California.
WASHINGTON — The California drought is stoking a congressional appetite for additional water storage, with new and larger dams back on competing menus.
For Immediate Release
February 26, 2014
U.S. Rep. Doug LaMalfa wants the federal government to backtrack on a $3 billion commitment for high-speed rail in California.
Instead, LaMalfa said Tuesday that the money should be used instead for water infrastructure improvements that could help stave off drought threats in California in the state.