Water under Oroville spillway probably caused February collapse, state consultants say

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 22:31 in Earth & Climate

Official reports released Monday say the catastrophic damage to Oroville Dam’s main spillway probably stemmed from swift water flows under the concrete chute, which was cracked and of uneven thickness. The observations, contained in consultants’ reports prepared for the state Department of Water...

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