Oroville Dam Spillway Crisis: 5 years Later
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A long line of concrete trucks wait on the top of Oroville Dam to deliver concrete for the erosion repair work at the base of the Oroville Dam emergency spillway on February 17, 2017.
Brian Baer / California Department of Water Resources
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.