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Oroville spillway damage Oroville Spillway Incident Udpate - Apr. 30
The flood control spillway flow is currently at 35,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflow is approximately 22,537 cfs. Current lake elevation is at 837.52 feet. Hyatt Powerplant is currently discharging 0 cfs. Total Feather River flow is 34,700 cfs. (04/30/2017)
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Spillway repair Oroville Spillway Incident Update - Apr. 29
The flood control spillway flow is currently at 35,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflow is approximately 31,310 cfs. Current lake elevation is at 840.16 feet. Hyatt Powerplant is currently discharging 2,650 cfs. Total Feather River flow is 37,650 cfs. (04/29/2017)
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C.A.S.T. logo DWR Announces ‘Catch A Special Thrill’ for Kids Event at Silverwood Lake
SACRAMENTO – A special day of outdoor recreation and fishing for disabled and disadvantaged children will be held at Silverwood Lake in San Bernardino County on Saturday, May 6, under the sponsorship of the Department of Water Resources (DWR), in partnership with the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW), and the C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation, who will sponsor a “Catch A special Thrill” for kids event. (04/28/2017)
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Orovill spillway damage Oroville Spillway Incident Update - Apr. 28
The flood control spillway flow is currently at 35,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflow is approximately 4,932 cfs. Current lake elevation is at 843.43 feet. Hyatt Powerplant is currently discharging 8,000 cfs. Total Feather River flow is 43,000 cfs. (04/28/2017)
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Lake Oroville Oroville Spillway Incident Update - Apr. 27
The flood control spillway flow is currently at 35,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflow is approximately 25,368 cfs. Current lake elevation is at 847.00 feet. Hyatt Powerplant is currently discharging 8,000 cfs. Total Feather River flow is 43,000 cfs. (04/27/2017)
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Oroville spillway incident Oroville Spillway Incident Update - Apr. 26
The flood control spillway flow is currently at 35,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflow is approximately 24,025 cfs. Current lake elevation is at 849.61 feet. Hyatt Powerplant is currently discharging 2,000 cfs. Total Feather River flow is 36,500 cfs. (04/26/2017)
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Snow survey Last 2017 Snow Survey at Phillips Set for May 1
SACRAMENTO – The Department of Water Resources (DWR) conducts five manual snow surveys at Phillips Station in the Sierra Nevada from around the first of January through May each calendar year. The snowpack’s water content usually peaks around April 1, after which the sun’s higher position in the sky contributes to rapid melting and a diminished snowpack. (04/25/2017)
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Spillway repair Oroville Spillway Incident Update - Apr. 25
The flood control spillway flow is currently at 35,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflow is approximately 32,096 cfs. Current lake elevation is at 851.93 feet. Hyatt Powerplant is currently discharging 2,000 cfs. Total Feather River flow is 35,500 cfs. (04/25/2017)
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Spillway repair DWR Provides Update on Lake Oroville Spillways Repair Work
SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today released all three of the reports prepared by the independent Board of Consultants about the damaged spillways at Lake Oroville. The reports have been released with Critical Energy Infrastructure Information (CEII) redacted. DWR will follow this same protocol for each subsequent report from the Board of Consultants. (04/25/2017)
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Oroville spillway incident Oroville Spillway Incident Update - Apr. 24
The flood control spillway flow is currently at 35,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflow is approximately 24,509 cfs. Current lake elevation is at 853.97 feet. Hyatt Powerplant is currently discharging 0 cfs. Total Feather River flow is 35,500 cfs. (04/24/2017)
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