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Department of Water Resources block public reports on Oroville Dam

Department of Water Resources block public reports on Oroville Dam

Jacqueline Morales

April 25, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Requests of public information on the Oroville Dam incident have been released.Assemblyman James Gallagher and Senator Jim Nielsen, publicly announced their attempts to increase transparency in regards to the Oroville Dam incident. According to a public post on Facebook, Gallagher mentions that both co...

Oroville Dam caught in dilemma

Oroville Dam caught in dilemma

Nicholas Feeley

February 21, 2017


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

  California’s reservoirs are caught in a conflict: water storage or flood prevention. “They are trying to keep the water as high as possible while still doing flood control,” Steven Mehl said, department chair of civil engineering. “It depends on how we want to operate our reservoirs,”...

Oroville Spillway crisis sheds light on failing infrastructure

Oroville Spillway crisis sheds light on failing infrastructure

Editorial Board

February 15, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Oroville Dam situation isn’t a sudden problem, it comes from years of neglect by California Governor Jerry Brown. Brown is not the only person who was responsible for the spill. Yes, he could have payed attention to the 2005 reports about the massive spillway adjacent to the dam, which would ...

Spillway evacuations continue, federal government involved

Spillway evacuations continue, federal government involved

Jacqueline Morales

February 13, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News, Showcase

A press conference for the Oroville Spillway took place today at noon to address continued evacuations and federal involvement in the incident. The evacuation remains in effect and efforts to secure the areas affected are in progress. “We are working on a repopulation plan that will get people...

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