Oroville dam break would flood almost 200,000 California residents in 7 hours
This animation details a worst-case scenario in Oroville, Calif.: dam failure. With 3.5 million acre feet of water held behind the dam, floodwaters would pour through a huge section of Northern California. Residents closest to the dam would have j
Crews prepare the main spillway for resurfacing and work on the splashpad in this video from mid-April. The Oroville Dam spillway was damaged in February 2018, causing the evacuation of nearly 200,000 people.