Oroville emergency spillway (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

DWR Report: 75% of Rebuilt Oroville Dam Spillway Has Cracks

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) technical report has admitted that 75 percent of the newly repaired cement slabs in the Oroville Dam’s spillway already have cracks. The DWR report for the California-owned dam was issued on Nov. 2

Oroville Dam rebuild (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Contractor Finishes Oroville Dam Spillway Rebuild Before Rain Season

The Kiewit Corporation contractor poured the final smooth layer of cement on the Oroville Dam spillway chute Wednesday and the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is set to certify that the massive repair job was completed by the November 1 deadline.

Oroville Dam Spillway (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Oroville Dam Audit: Forensic Team Blasts State Cut-back on Infrastructure

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FECR) forensic audit of the Oroville Dam Spillway crisis project found that failures were due to inadequate California Department of Water Resources (DWR) maintenance, repair of cracks, thin concrete slabs, poor drainage, and use of weathered rock.

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Devin Nunes Will Return to Fresno to Discuss Water on Friday

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) is heading to California to attend the annual Ag Lenders Society meeting in Fresno on Friday, where he will address water issues affecting the Golden State.

Jerry Brown and Oroville and flooding (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Jerry Brown Seeks ‘Common Ground’ with Donald Trump

California Gov. Jerry Brown cited the disaster relief and infrastructure needs of his state as he told reporters on Monday in Washington, D.C. that there are areas where he is seeking to work with the Trump Administration.

Oroville main spillway DWR worker (Josh Edelson / Getty)

Oroville: Governor Issues Emergency Order; Pentagon Preps Military

Governor Jerry Brown issued an emergency order Sunday evening to strengthen California’s response to a potential catastrophic collapse of the Oroville Dam’s auxiliary spillway, and to garner increased support from law enforcement to help with local evacuations.