Oroville Dam

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Almost 200K Calif. Evacuees Can Go Home ... for Now

Repairs to Oroville dam may not hold

(Newser) - Nearly 200,000 Northern Californians who live downstream of the country's tallest dam were allowed to return home Tuesday after two nights of uncertainty , but they were warned they may have to again flee to higher ground on a moment's notice if hastily made repairs to the battered... More »

188K Calif. Evacuees Don't Know When They Can Go Home

Dam area is still in danger, officials say

(Newser) - Helicopters dropped giant rock-filled sandbags into place Monday to shore up a California reservoir that had threatened to breach its banks and unleash a 30-foot wall of water, but officials said an evacuation order covering around 188,000 people would stay in place until they are sure it's safe... More »

More Than 100K Evacuated Near America's Tallest Dam

Oroville spillway collapse could be catastrophic

(Newser) - More than 100,000 people fled their homes in northern California on Sunday as an emergency spillway next to America's tallest dam threatened to collapse and unleash what authorities called a catastrophic amount of water along the Feather River. While the evacuation took place, emergency repairs were performed on... More »

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