DWR Says Oroville Dam Main Spillway Won't Be Used This WeekCalifornia Department of Water Resources officials said Sunday that the lake level stayed below 800 feet (244 meters) and inflows are now tapering off.
Model Replica Helping Oroville Dam Spillway Reconstruction ProjectThe plans to rebuild the spillway are a week ahead of schedule according to a project spokesperson. Crews are continuing to blast away parts of the concrete chute.
Repairs Begin On Damaged Oroville Dam Spillway With Little Room For ErrorAfter the crumbled Oroville Dam spillway sent thousands fleeing from Oroville, now comes the rebuild.
Remaining Evacuations For Oroville Dam Incident LiftedAll emergency evacuations put in place for the Oroville Dam spillway incident have been lifted.
Water To Start Flowing Down Damaged Oroville Dam Spillway Again TodayOroville Dam's damaged spillway is expected to be back in use today.
Water Levels At Lake Behind Oroville Dam Keep DroppingCalifornia officials say the water level at Lake Oroville is 32 feet below its dam's damaged emergency spillway.
Officials Rush To Drain Lake Oroville Before New StormsOfficials scrambled Wednesday to drain more water from a lake behind battered Oroville Dam before new storms hit Northern California and test the quick repairs made after water cascaded down an unpaved spillway and prompted a massive evacuation.
Lake Oroville Water Levels Dropping, Officials Inspecting SpillwayWater levels at northern California's Lake Oroville are continuing to drop and stopping water from spilling over a big dam's potentially hazardous emergency spillway.
Officials: Oroville Dam Spillway Damage Not A Threat To Public, Will Be Assessed WednesdayUnexpected damage to the Oroville Dam Spillway has prompted officials to stop water releases.
California Congressman Questions State Water Releases At Lake Oroville, Shasta DamFilling Lake Oroville to its highest capacity could run the risk of dam failure. Earthen dams like Oroville Dam are not meant to overflow. If water went over the top, it could damage the integrity of the structure as a whole.
Reservoir Flyover Shows Continued Effects Of California's DroughtA new video posted Wednesday highlights the state’s continued state of drought.
Southern California Water District That Draws Water From Lake Oroville Slashes DeliveriesA board committee of the Metropolitan Water District approved a plan that would cut regional water deliveries by 15 percent beginning this summer. The full board will vote Tuesday. Several committee members wanted a 20 percent cut but were outvoted.