A state firefighter, right, talks to workers on the Oroville Dam project in front of the dam’s crumbling main spillway on Feb. 20, 2017. On Monday, it was shut down so that debris could be removed from the bottom of the spillway, allowing the dam’s electrical turbines to be restarted.
A state firefighter, right, talks to workers on the Oroville Dam project in front of the dam’s crumbling main spillway on Feb. 20, 2017. On Monday, it was shut down so that debris could be removed from the bottom of the spillway, allowing the dam’s electrical turbines to be restarted. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
A state firefighter, right, talks to workers on the Oroville Dam project in front of the dam’s crumbling main spillway on Feb. 20, 2017. On Monday, it was shut down so that debris could be removed from the bottom of the spillway, allowing the dam’s electrical turbines to be restarted. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com