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Folsom Dam

California Racing Against Time to Fix Oroville Dam

California faces a “very significant risk” if a damaged spillway on the Oroville Dam, the nation’s tallest, is not fully operational by November 1, according to a report obtained by the Associated Press this week.

Oroville Lake and Dam (Breitbart News)

Drought: Another California Dam Releases Water

The Federal Bureau of Reclamation accelerated water releases from Lake Shasta earlier this month from 5,000 to 20,000 cubic feet per second over concerns that the reservoir could overflow, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Folsom Lake spillway (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Drought Still On, But Folsom Dam Opens Floodgates

Operators began releasing water from Folsom Dam for the first time in four years after El Niño-fueled storms dropped billions of gallons of water into California’s largest reservoirs over the weekend.

Folsom Dam (Vince / Flickr / CC / Cropped)