Oroville Dam spillway crisis: Here’s what happened in visual detail

In February 2017, the main and emergency spillways of Oroville Dam were damaged, prompting the evacuation of more than 180,000 people living downstream from the structure and Lake Oroville.
Up Next
In February 2017, the main and emergency spillways of Oroville Dam were damaged, prompting the evacuation of more than 180,000 people living downstream from the structure and Lake Oroville.