Oroville Dam Update
26: Having drawn down the level of Lake Oroville 60 feet in the two weeks since a spillway emergency that triggered mass evacuations, and with the prospect of mostly dry weather for at least the next week, state water officials announced Sunday they will halt flows down Oroville Dam’s badly damaged main spillway. "This is not a drill. Located about 70 miles north of Sacramento at the Feather River confluence, Oroville Dam creates a reservoir that can hold 3. It is only about 7 ft from overtopping into the emergency spillway, which from what I have heard, if it does it could cause major problems, possibly even causing a catastropic failure. Deathrace 2019! 🏎 Oroville Dam has just 5 feet to go!