Oroville Dam

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Racing to repair the Oroville Dam spillway — before the rains come

Published: 
Mon, 10/23/2017 (All day)

 In one of the fastest-paced civic construction jobs in recent U.S. history, hundreds of carpenters, operating engineers and iron workers are rushing to complete repairs to the damaged Oroville Dam spillway.

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Here's the nightmare scenario at Oroville Dam that officials are fighting to prevent

Published: 
Wed, 02/15/2017 (All day)

Any dam engineer would be terrified of this nightmare scenario — the possible collapse of a retaining wall in California’s second largest reservoir.