A row of homes with drought-parched lawns in the Rosemont area of Sacramento last August.
A row of homes with drought-parched lawns in the Rosemont area of Sacramento last August. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
A row of homes with drought-parched lawns in the Rosemont area of Sacramento last August. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com

Mission accomplished: Sacramentans cut water use in drought by 30 percent in 2015

January 21, 2016 10:45 AM

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  • See Oroville dam spillway shaping up as repairs continue and deadline looms

    Work to repair and reconstruct the main spillway at Oroville Dam has been under way since April 2017. By November 1, 2017, the main spillway at Lake Oroville is expected to be ready to handle releases of up to 100,000 cubic feet per second. When fully reconstructed, it's expected to handle 270,000 cfs, according to news reports. This video of the repair progress was posted October 17, 2017.