Another $5 million steered to Oroville Wildlife Area project

Oroville Mercury-Register » The project, undertaken by the Sutter Butte Flood Control Agency in cooperation with the Department of Water Resources and Department of Fish and Wildlife, will improve 7,500 linear feet of channels and add box culverts to connect isolated ponds.

2018-04-03T12:39:00-08:00March 27th, 2018|California, Water|

$400 million approved for widening Highway 70 between Oroville and Marysville

Oroville Mercury Register » More than $400 million in funding has been approved to widen the dangerous stretch of Highway 70 between Oroville and Marysville. The California Transportation Commission approved the spending Wednesday. The stretch of highway became a focus of attention for improvements after 13 people died on the road in 2017.

2018-03-26T11:30:48-08:00March 22nd, 2018|California, Highways|

Coalition Reopens Fight for Improved Emergency Spillway at Oroville Dam

KQED News » An alliance of California environmental groups wants the state Department of Water Resources to build a complete, functional emergency spillway at Oroville Dam, one of dozens of recommendations they say will improve dam safety and flood control practices statewide.

2018-01-12T10:58:02-08:00September 19th, 2017|California, Dams, Oroville Dam|

VIDEO: Landslide piles onto California’s infrastructure woes

CNN » Before-and-after pictures, video and repair costs sum up the state’s big challenges in Oroville, Big Sur and Pfeiffer Canyon.

2018-01-12T11:00:05-08:00May 25th, 2017|California, Highways, Oroville Dam|

Editorial: Jerry Brown shouldn’t squander the Oroville Dam crisis

The Sacramento Bee » The storms of 2017 offer him and legislators a grand opportunity. They should not let it go to waste.

2018-01-12T11:01:51-08:00February 26th, 2017|California, Oroville Dam, Water|

VIDEO: The birth of Oroville Dam

The Sacramento Bee » A 1990s documentary uses archival footage to detail the construction of the Oroville Dam, an earthfill embankment dam on the Feather River east of the city of Oroville, California, in the United States that was built during the period of 1961 to 1968.

2018-01-12T11:01:54-08:00February 24th, 2017|California, Oroville Dam, Water|
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