Oroville Spillway Incident Overview

From “Oroville Spillway Incident” – California Department of Water Resources website: On February 7, erosion was noticed on the flood control spillway located adjacent to the Lake Oroville Dam. Department of Water Resources temporarily stopped outflow from the spillway to … Continue reading

Butte County Files Oroville Dam Emergency Petition

Emergency Petition to Correct Safety Deficiencies and Establish a Public Safety Program 2.15.17: Butte County has filed an emergency petition requesting that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) immediately order the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) to establish a Public Safety … Continue reading

Flash Flood Warning Feb. 12, 2017

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Sacramento CA 435 PM PST SUN FEB 12 2017  The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for…  A Dam Failure in…  South central … Continue reading