Oroville Dam in trouble! 4-18-2019

I have made multiple posts about the condition of California’s Oroville Dam and the threat it poses to people living downstream. The basics are this dam, due to massive amounts of rain overtopped at 901 feet, caused a near disaster when the “emergency release channel” nearly collapsed and nearly sent a massive wave of water roaring downstream. “The powers that be,” managed, barely managed, to prevent an historic dam collapse disaster. They then spent nearly one billion dollars doing the kind of basic dam maintenance they had not done for DECADES. The result was no disaster and people went back to their lives, assuming any future danger had been dealt with. This assumption is wrong, if the following link to an article is correct. The link is below.


Collapse of Oroville Dam Has Become a Distinct Possibility

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