Oroville dam releases tear bigger hole in damaged spillway

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 23:31 in Earth & Climate

As storm runoff poured into fast rising Lake Oroville Thursday, the state resumed releases down the reservoir’s damaged spillway, creating dramatic scenes of muddy torrents gushing over the concrete chute.  The releases tore a larger hole in the spillway and jumped over the structure, creating...

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