Repaired Oroville Dam Spillway To Be Deployed For First Time TuesdayThe flood-control spillway at the nation's tallest dam will be deployed this week for the first time since it was rebuilt after it crumbled during heavy rains two years ago.
State Red Tape Threatens South Bay Flood Control ProjectThe Santa Clara Valley Water District has filed a lawsuit against state officials, claiming too much bureaucracy is threatening the completion of a flood control project.
California Facing $50 Billion Price Tag For Flood ControlCalifornia faces an estimated $50 billion price tag for roads, dams and other infrastructure threatened by floods such as the one that severely damaged Oroville Dam.
Gov. Brown Seeks $437 Million For Flood Control, Emergency ResponseCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown wants to spend $437 million on flood control and emergency response in the water-logged state.
Reservoirs In Drought-Stricken California Dump Billions Of Gallons Of Water In Case Of StormsSome of drought-stricken California’s biggest reservoirs are regularly releasing billions of gallons of water – much of it going into San Francisco Bay – and keeping only 60 percent capacity under water rules from the 19th century, according to a report.