The Drop

Sites Reservoir: The Off-Stream Solution

Episode Summary

So, it rained. And while Californians love a good snowy mountain view on a sunny day, us water nerds can’t help but wonder… “what happens to all the snow when it melts?” In this episode, we sit down with Jerry Brown, Sites Project Authority Executive Director, to discuss Sites Reservoir. What is it? Where is it? What’s off stream? How will the reservoir capture winter runoff? And what’s its impact on California's water future?