California Drought: Power Plant At Oroville Dam Shut Down Due To Low Water LevelsFor the first time ever, water levels at Lake Oroville are so low due to drought and heat, its power plant had to be shut down.
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.
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.
Beyond Oroville: 2-Year Investigation Shows Aging Dams Threaten ThousandsA review of federal data and reports obtained under state open records laws identified 1,688 high-hazard dams rated in poor or unsatisfactory condition as of last year in 44 states and Puerto Rico.
California To Pay $12M For Roads Damaged In Oroville Dam CrisisCalifornia's water resources agency has agreed to pay a Northern California county $12 million to repair roads after a crisis at the country's tallest dam forced nearly 200,000 people to evacuate in 2017.
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.