Oroville Dam Receives Unsatisfactory Rating

In a new report released by the Division of Safety Dams, Oroville has received an unsatisfactory rating for the second year in a row.

Posted: Sep 5, 2018 1:53 PM

OROVILLE, Calif. - In a new report released by the Division of Safety Dams, Oroville has received an unsatisfactory rating for the second year in a row. 

In fact, of all 1,200 dams in the report, Oroville was the only one to receive an unsatisfactory rating, which is due to safety deficiencies. 

The Department of Water Resources stated in a construction update on Sept. 5 that they will have structural concrete in place by Nov. 1, which is the Public Safety Construction Milestone. 

For more information on the specifics of the report, CLICK HERE

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