Today marks five years since the Oroville Dam Spillway crisis. The Butte County Sheriff shares the lessons learned. A citizen’s advisory commissioner discusses the push to rebuild trust and oversight. And dam safety engineers explain what went wrong.
- Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea discusses his decision-making during the 2017 Oroville Dam Spillway Crisis and the lessons learned.
- Genoa Northern, commissioner on the Oroville Dam Citizens Advisory Commission, shares her experience during the Oroville Dam Spillway Crisis, her involvement in citizen oversight, and where things stand 5 years later.
- John France, civil engineering consultant who shares findings from an Independent Forensic Team Report on the Oroville Dam Spillway Incident.
- Mark Ogden, with the Association of State Dam Safety Officials, discusses a national perspective on the state of dams, if the Oroville crisis has shaped state and federal safety procedures, and how the public can prepare for a dam emergency.