Oroville Dam Records Reveal Confusion Among Officials As Crisis GrewPotentially catastrophic structural failures last winter at America's tallest dam left managers literally in the dark.
Design, Construction Blamed In Damage To Oroville DamBad design and construction of the tallest U.S. dam a half-century ago, and inadequate state and federal oversight since then, led to a disastrous spillway collapse at the Oroville Dam, according to experts.
Damaged Oroville Dam Spillway Triggering Gold Rush DreamsThere is a golden lining to the fears triggered by the damaged spillway at the Oroville Dam.
Dozens Of California Dam Spillways To Be Checked In Wake Of Oroville CrisisCalifornia is ordering immediate spillway inspections at about 70 aging dams that it believes might not be sound enough to protect downstream communities in a flood.
Lack of Warning at Oroville Dam Raises Alarms NationwideDam experts say the collapse of spillways at the nation's tallest dam this winter has raised alarms nationally because there appeared to be no warning that the spillways were about to fail.
Star-Crossed Salmon Survive Oroville Spillway Erosion But SuffocateAn estimated 200,000 to 300,000 of the fish died Wednesday when a faulty wire caused a well pump to fail, leaving the fish without enough fresh water and oxygen.
Oroville Dam Managers Made Missteps During CrisisAn Associated Press examination of state and federal documents, emails obtained under public records requests and numerous interviews reveal a sequence of questionable decisions and missteps.
Water Flowing Down Damaged Oroville SpillwayOfficials have reopened the damaged spillway at Oroville Dam as more rain moved across Northern California
Water Release To Resume On Damaged Oroville Dam SpillwayWith stormy weather approaching, state water managers announced Thursday they will resume releasing water down a damaged spillway at the nation's tallest dam.
Experts: Damaged Oroville Dam Spillway Posing 'Significant Risk'A federal team of dam experts is warning of a "very significant risk" if the main spillway of a California dam is not operational again by the next rainy season.
More Rain, Snowmelt Prompt Reopening Of Damaged Oroville SpillwayDespite needing tens of millions of dollars in repair, the Oroville Spillway is being called back into action.
Oroville Dam Repair Crews Deal With Naturally Occurring AsbestosAir-quality officials are working with repair crews at California's damaged Oroville Dam spillway after the discovery of naturally occurring asbestos there.