Tuesday Top of the Scroll: After near-disaster, Oroville Dam spillway about to face its first big test
Officials predict they might need to open the gates to move water that accumulated during the wet winter season from the reservoir down into the Feather River. … Amy Rechenmacher, an associate professor of engineering practice at USC, said the spillway’s use is going to be a big test for the agency and engineers who worked on the project.
- The Sacramento Bee: Oroville Dam spillway to be used Tuesday. The state says it’s ready
- KQED: As reservoir rises, rebuilt Oroville Dam spillway to be used for first time
- San Francisco Chronicle: Newly rebuilt Oroville Dam spillway is back. And it may get its first test this week
- News release: DWR plans to use Oroville main spillway April 2