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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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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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A Trip Down The Feather River Shows Impacts Of Oroville Spillway Failure

August 14, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

Fishing guide Brian Clemens has seen the changes on the Feather River firsthand following the significant releases of water from Lake Oroville.

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After Two Years, Final Round Of Drought Aid Distributed

January 13, 2016 | Ben Adler

It turns out “emergency drought relief” can take up to two years to distribute. On Wednesday, California regulators awarded the final pieces of the $680 million drought aid package Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers approved in March 2014.

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