Oroville Dam spillway taking shape in this September 11 flyover
Fly right up the spillway at Lake Oroville as repairs continue during the week of September 11, 2017. In February, water flowing down the main Oroville Dam spillway during raging winter storms ripped a huge hole in that concrete structure.
The California Department of Water Resources is planning to construct twin tunnels to carry Sacramento River water under the Delta. The intakes would be located just south of Sacramento. Here’s what would be involved in their construction.
The Friant-Kern Canal in the San Joaquin Valley is sinking as parts of the San Joaquin Valley floor collapse because of subsidence, the result of excessive groundwater pumping during the drought. Here's what it looked like in July 2018.
The Friant-Kern Canal in the San Joaquin Valley is sinking as the valley floor collapses because of subsidence, the result of excessive groundwater pumping. The canal has lost half of its capacity, and will cost $350 million to fix.
Here's a glimpse of what it would be like to fly around some of the bridges along the Sacramento River - including Bend Bridge and Jellys Ferry in Red Bluff, and Balls Ferry near Redding. Drone video shot and edited by John Hannon.