From the Western Farm Press – The long-awaited Sites Reservoir project in Northern California could break ground in late 2024, a local TV station is reporting. The Sites Authority is moving forward to secure water right and critical permits for the project, which would capture Sacramento River waters during very wet years for use during droughts, executive director Jerry Brown recently told KRCR-TV in Redding. The $4 billion project in the western Sacramento Valley will be paid for with funds from Proposition 1, a water bond passed by voters in 2014, and federal and local sources. (more)