“This is mother nature kind of kicking us”: Water released over spillway at Calif. dam

Posted In Dam, Erosion, News
Feb
12


About 150 miles northeast of San Francisco, Lake Oroville is one of California’s largest man-made lakes, and the 770-foot-tall Oroville Dam is the nation’s tallest. Photo source: California Department of Water Resources

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Water started flowing over an emergency spillway at the nation’s tallest dam, on Lake Oroville, for the first time Saturday after erosion damaged the Northern California dam’s main spillway…

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