Water & Drought

Health & Medicine

Levels of E. coli are spiking at this Sacramento beach

Tiscornia Beach, at the confluence of the American and Sacramento rivers, recorded E. coli levels in February that were seven times the threshold set by the Environmental Protection Agency, according to new weekly testing by Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board. The water board examines water at nine sites on the lower American River and two sites on Steelhead Creek.

Watch awesome explosions at Oroville Dam spillway as repair work continues in late May

Crews conducted controlled blasts on the main Oroville Dam spillway's upper chute and removed the original concrete in preparation for the placement of structural concrete.
Department of Water Resources