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Oroville Dam

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

The Oroville Spillway Scare: What Happened And What Comes Next

March 2, 2017

Work continues on the main Oroville spillway as Department of Water Resources officials are hoping to re-open the hydro-electric powerplant below the Oroville Dam.

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Oroville Update: Catastrophic Spillway Destruction Revealed

February 28, 2017

Even if you’ve been following the progress of this incident since it began Feb. 7, and even if you understood the damage to the spillway was catastrophic, the first images of the structure are sobering.

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State Government

After Storms, Oroville, Brown Proposes Almost $500M In Flood Upgrades

February 24, 2017 | Ben Bradford

In response to this year’s storms and the emergency at Oroville Dam, California Governor Jerry Brown wants to expedite a half-billion dollars in funding for flood repairs and upgrades.