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Stories related to: Emergency Spillway

California Department of Water Resources

DWR Officials Look Into Unauthorized Explosion At Oroville Spillway, Halt Blasting

July 6, 2017 | Randol White

Blasting at the Oroville Spillway work site is halted for the time being as managers figure out what was behind a recent unauthorized explosion.

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State Government

Oroville Residents Do Not Mince Words On State's Handling of Emergency Spillway

May 3, 2017 | Amy Quinton

California water managers got an earful from angry residents in Oroville Tuesday night because of how complications with the emergency spillway were handled.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Congressional Town Halls And Dam Inspection

February 23, 2017

With federal lawmakers in recess, Congress members Tom McClintock and Doris Matsui made their way to the Sacramento region for town hall meetings with their constituents. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler recaps both.

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During The Oroville Evacuation, Some Senior Citizens Were Not Evacuated

February 22, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

The Oroville evacuation order went out to 180,000 people on Feb. 12. But some nursing home and hospital patients in Sutter County didn't go anywhere.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Maintaining Levees — Who's In Charge?

February 22, 2017

As aging levees across the Sacramento region continue to pose a flood risk, environmental reporter Amy Quinton provides an update on who’s inspecting and maintain them.

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