Some Oroville Dam Evacuees Waiting To Return HomeThe stress of evacuation and an uncertain future were enough for Donald Azevedo and his family to opt to stay a few more nights in an emergency shelter rather than risk having to do it all again.
Oroville Residents Relieved To Return Home After EvacuationResidents evacuated from the area downstream from the Oroville Dam began making their way back home Tuesday afternoon following two days of nerve-wracking uncertainty.
Garamendi: Spillway Failure Could Have Put Oroville 100 Feet UnderwaterCalifornia Congressman John Garamendi on Monday painted a grim picture of how catastrophic the failure of the Oroville Dam's emergency spillway could have been.
What Would Happen If The Oroville Emergency Spillway Fails?If the emergency spillway at the Oroville Dam gave way, it would send a pressure wave down the system.
Tons Of Rocks Bolster Failing Oroville Dam SpillwayA fleet of state and National Guard helicopters were preparing to dump tons of rocks on an eroding spillway at the Oroville Dam Monday, carrying with them the hopes of more than 188,000 evacuees who fled in panic when a collapse appeared to be imminent.
Water Released Over Emergency Spillway At Oroville DamAt a Saturday afternoon press conference, officials stressed the dam is structurally sound and there is no immediate threat to the public.
Officials: Oroville Dam Emergency Spillway May Not Be UsedState officials said Friday they no longer believe the swollen reservoir will breach the Oroville Dam’s emergency spillway.