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Sly Reservoir near Oroville, CA. I love it, my kids love it, going back soon!!!

Sly Reservoir near Oroville, CA.

"Folsom Dam"  Photos Before & After the California Drought

7 Powerful Photos Before And After The California Drought

Crisis at the Oroville Dam

Government severely misjudged strength of Oroville emergency spillway, sparking a crisis

The badly damaged main concrete spillway at Oroville Dam was pounded by massive volumes of stormwater this month, but its failures occurred well short of the maximum flow that engineers designed the system to handle.

Crews have restarted the critical hydroelectric plant at Oroville Dam, a move that could mean operators don’t have to activate the dam’s badly damaged main spillway even as a winter storm bears down this weekend.

Oroville Dam update: Power plant back in operation, easing pressure on damaged spillway

Last February, record storms and snowmelt threatened to overwhelm the two spillways of California's Oroville reservoir, the tallest dam in the United States. With less than an hour's notice, nearly 200,000 people were evacuated from downstream towns and cities. In the end, emergency measures prevented a full-scale catastrophe; California officials are now working feverishly to shore up the dam before next year's rainy season.

Last February, record storms and snowmelt threatened to overwhelm the two spillways of California's Oroville reservoir, the tallest dam in the United States. With less than an hour's notice, nearly 200,000 people were evacuated from downstream towns and cities. In the end, emergency measures prevented a full-scale catastrophe; California officials are now working feverishly to shore up the dam before next year's rainy season.

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Experts Warn of ‘Significant Risk’ from California Dam.     			California is not just fighting nature as it attempts to repair the nation’s tallest dam, badly damaged last month by surging storm waters. It’s also racing the clock. Safety experts say there is no time for delay in a state plan to restore the 770-foot Oroville Dam, and they warn California would face a “very significant risk” if a damaged spillway is not in working order by fall, the start of the n

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