This Aug. 23, 2016, satellite image released by DigitalGlobe and taken by DigitalGlobe's WorldView-2 satellite shows an overview of the Oroville Dam in Oroville, Calif. On Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, thousands of people were evacuated from counties downstream of the nation's tallest dam amid concerns the spillway could fail and send water roaring downstream.
This Aug. 23, 2016, satellite image released by DigitalGlobe and taken by DigitalGlobe's WorldView-2 satellite shows an overview of the Oroville Dam in Oroville, Calif. On Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, thousands of people were evacuated from counties downstream of the nation's tallest dam amid concerns the spillway could fail and send water roaring downstream. WorldView-2 AP
This Aug. 23, 2016, satellite image released by DigitalGlobe and taken by DigitalGlobe's WorldView-2 satellite shows an overview of the Oroville Dam in Oroville, Calif. On Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, thousands of people were evacuated from counties downstream of the nation's tallest dam amid concerns the spillway could fail and send water roaring downstream. WorldView-2 AP

Check out this interactive 3D model of Oroville Dam

February 17, 2017 9:41 PM

Comments

More Videos

  • Powerful Southern California water agency backs Delta tunnels

    Randy Record, chairman of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, describes what comes next after Tuesday’s historic vote that drew protests and passionate testimonies from Delta Tunnels foes.