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Stories related to: Oroville spillway
February 26, 2018
(AP) — The measure implements several recommendations from experts who reviewed the crisis at Oroville Dam last year, including annual inspections for dams deemed to be high hazards.
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.
February 6, 2018 | Bob Moffitt
Republican Rep. Doug LaMalfa and Democrat Rep. John Garamendi issued a joint release that says FEMA has informed Congress it’s uncertain whether it will pay some $650 million for repairs.
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.
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.
November 28, 2017
(AP) - California state officials say small cracks that have appeared in the brand new concrete spillway at Oroville Dam were expected and do not pose a threat.
October 19, 2017
(AP) - California officials say repair costs at the Oroville Dam will be nearly double the original estimate of $275 million.
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.
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.
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.