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Oroville Dam

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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.

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Lawmakers Question Agency Charged With Handling Oroville Dam Crisis

April 25, 2017 | Amy Quinton

The head of California's water agency briefed a state legislative committee Tuesday on the state's response to severe damage at the nation's tallest dam.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

UC Berkeley Professor Shares His Report On Oroville Spillway's Failure

April 20, 2017

We talk with a civil engineer at UC Berkeley who shares his analysis on what caused the Oroville Dam spillway's failure.

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Nebraska-Based Company Wins Bid For Oroville Spillway Repair Project

April 18, 2017 | Randol White

Kiewit Infrastructure West, a Nebraska-based construction company, won the contract for the spillway repair project at Lake Oroville with a bid of roughly $275 million.