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California Dam Repairs Hit $1.1 Billion, Could Climb Higher

September 5, 2018

The cost of repairs and other improvements stemming from last year's near-disaster at the Oroville Dam is $1.1 billion, a staggering total nearly $250 million over projections at the start of the year and that could go higher, officials said.

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.

Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

California Politicians Weigh In On Oroville Dam Report

January 9, 2018 | Chris Remington

California Assemblyman James Gallagher joins Insight to discuss the Oroville Dam crisis and how it was managed.

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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.

Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio


Oroville Residents Blast State Over Dam Repairs

December 7, 2017

Oroville residents vented decades of frustration with state water managers Wednesday, telling officials they have no credibility when they say hairline cracks in a newly rebuilt spillway are nothing to worry about.