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