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Stories related to: Oroville spillway

California Department of Water Resources

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Oroville Dam One Year After The Spillway Crisis

February 7, 2018 | Chris Remington

On the first anniversary of the Oroville Dam crisis, reporters Bob Moffitt and Risa Johnson look back at how the California Department of Water Resources handled the aftermath.

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State Government

City Of Oroville To Sue State Over Losses Due To Dam Emergency

January 17, 2018

The city of Oroville announced Wednesday it would sue the state of California over damages from last February's Lake Oroville spillway crisis.

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Oroville Spillway Final Report: 50 Years Of Inadequate Action

January 5, 2018 | Bob Moffitt

The final report on last February's failure of the Oroville Dam spillway and resulting overtopping of the emergency spillway says there is plenty of blame to go around.

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Rebuilding The Lake Oroville Spillways

October 11, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

In February, water bored a huge hole in the Lake Oroville main spillway. The ensuing closure of the main gates and use of the emergency spillway caused more damage and thousands to evacuate. Most, but not all, of the repair work will end in November.

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Environment

Lessons From Oroville Dam: New Report Calls For Changes

September 19, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

A collection of environmental, fishing and whitewater groups recommends changes to dam management in a new report, issued in response to the failure of the main spillway at Lake Oroville in February.

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Environment

Report: Bad Design And Construction Led To Oroville Spillway Crisis

September 5, 2017 | Randol White

An independent team of dam experts says bad design and construction led to the massive erosion problem at Lake Oroville's spillways this past winter.

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