Power Plant at Oroville Dam Reservoir Shut Down for First Time Due to Lack of WaterThe six-turbine Edward Hyatt power plant was taken offline Thursday after the water level in the Oroville Dam reservoir that feeds it sank to an historic low.
California's Drought Drying Up Lake OrovilleCalifornia's drought is drying up the second-largest reservoir in the state: Lake Oroville.
Lake Oroville Level Likely to Fall So Low Hydro-Power Plant Will Shut for First TimeWater at Lake Oroville, the state's second largest reservoir, is expected to fall so low this summer that its hydroelectric power plant will likely be forced to shut down for the first time since it opened in 1967.
Drought Ravages California's Reservoirs Ahead Of Hot SummerAlong with other California reservoirs, Lake Oroville is shrinking with surprising speed amid a severe drought, with state officials predicting it will reach a record low later this summer.
'Like Standing In The Breath Of Hell'; Frightening Escape From North Complex Fire, Bodies Of 2 New Victims FoundSearch teams have recovered the remains of two new fire victims, raising the death toll in the North Complex West Zone blaze to 14, authorities announced Sunday night.
North Complex West Zone Update: Bodies Of 3 New Fire Victims Recovered; Death Toll Climbs To 12; 13 Remain MissingThe death toll of the massive North Complex West Zone fire grew to 12 on Saturday as search teams recovered remains of three new victims among the ruins left behind by the wall of flames that has ripped through the small mountain communities near Lake Oroville.
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.
Rebuilt Oroville Dam Spillway Appears To Be Nearing 1st TestTwo years after the crisis in Oroville, the dam's reconstructed spillway may be nearing its first test.
Oroville Crisis Drives Harder Look at Aging Dams Across the U.S.Federal regulators who oversee California's half-century-old Oroville Dam say they are looking hard at how they overlooked its built-in weaknesses for decades.
Damaged Main Spillway Of Oroville Dam To Reopen Next WeekOroville Dam's heavily damaged main spillway is expected to resume releasing water next week as levels continue to rise in the reservoir.
Extraordinary Winter Tests California Flood ControlOn one hand, it was a textbook lesson in the power of small problems, or in this case, a small breach in a dam spillway that almost caused a catastrophe.
Workers Rush Repairs At Oroville Dam, Reduce Lake Level Before StormsThe Oroville Reservoir is continuing to drain as state water officials scrambled to reduce the lake's level ahead of impending storms.
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.
Trump Approves Emergency Aid Request For Oroville DamGov. Jerry Brown says the federal government has approved aid to support the rebuilding of the shore of a damaged Oroville dam and help the affected communities.
Regulators Dismissed Oroville Dam Concerns 12 Years AgoEnvironmental activists and local government officials warned more than a decade ago about the risk of catastrophic flooding below a major Northern California dam, but state and federal regulators dismissed those fears at the time.