Butte County Sheriff Takes To Social Media To Calm Fears Of Oroville Dam FailureButte County officials attempted to quell fears Wednesday, triggered by social media rumors, that the newly rebuilt Oroville Dam was on the brink of a catastrophic collapse.
Water Flowing Again Down Rebuilt Oroville Dam SpillwayWater thundered down the rebuilt Oroville Dam spillway Tuesday for the first time since it crumbled in a near catastrophe that sent 180,000 local residents fleeing from their homes in 2017.
Oroville Spillway To Open After Dam Failure Of 2017Almost 51 years after it was dedicated by Governor Reagan, the Oroville Dam is getting ready for yet another opening day -- the first use of the new spillway, after the spillway failure and damn crisis of February 2017.
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.
FEMA Rejects $306M In Reimbursement For Oroville Dam RepairsA state agency says the federal government has rejected $306 million in reimbursements for California's repair of the nation's tallest dam.
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.
USGS: 20,000 Tiny 'Man-Made' Earthquakes Shook Oroville DamUSGS researchers found that 20,000 low-magnitude earthquakes shook underneath the Oroville Dam since 1993. 99% of the time, the quakes occurred when the dam's spillway was in use.
Officials: Oroville Dam Spillway Will Be Ready For RainCalifornia water officials said Wednesday that the $1.1 billion spillway at the nation's tallest dam will be in full working order if it's needed this winter, nearly two years after it was damaged and thousands were forced to flee.
Cost To Rebuild Oroville Dam Soars Over $1 BillionThe cost of dealing with repairs and other issues stemming from last year's near-disaster at the nation's tallest dam in California has climbed to more than $1 billion.
'Pineapple Express' Dumps Heavy Rain, Wind On Bay AreaA moist tropical storm system brought unseasonably heavy rain to the Bay Area Friday morning, causing traffic problems and minor flooding in some areas.
Partially Rebuilt Oroville Dam Spillway May See Use This WeekOroville Dam operators said Tuesday they may have to release water over a partially rebuilt spillway for the first time since repairs began on the badly damaged structure last summer.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Prompted By Oroville Dam CrisisThe measure signed Monday implements several recommendations from experts who reviewed the crisis at Oroville Dam last year.
1 Year After Oroville Dam Scare, Lawmakers Beef Up InspectionsCalifornia would beef up dam inspections under legislation sent to Gov. Jerry Brown a year after a near disaster prompted the evacuation of nearly 200,000 residents.
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.
Cost of Oroville Dam Crisis Reaches $870 MillionOfficials say the costs of dealing with last February’s near-disaster at the tallest dam in the country have climbed to $870 million.