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Losing battle at Oroville Dam While Flood Water Swamp Towns Near Dam. Officials were warned about the main spillway’s fragility 12 years ago but ignored concerns.

Engineers are LOSING the battle to lower water behind California’s crumbling dam by 50ft before new storm hits on Wednesday – after admitting the waters have only dropped 11ft in 24 hours Water level at Lake Oroville has only been reduced by 11ft since it reached its capacity on Saturday afternoon Department of Water Resources

California Spent More Money & Resources To Fund Illegal Immigrants Than Maintenance Dam To Protect Americans. Now Governor Jerry Brown Is Begging For More Money.

DONNELLY: Jerry Brown’s California Legacy is a Dam Failure byTim Donnelly, Breitbart The Oroville Dam — at 770 feet, America’s tallest — is on the verge of failing. And Sacramento, which has been fiddling for decades while Rome burns, is running for cover. This isn’t just any dam; it’s the primary storage facility located on the

California prepares for catastrophe: Battle to stop a collapse at America’s tallest dam as 200,000 residents flee amid fears of a 100ft-deep flood that could stretch for 40 miles

From DailyMail Fears the Oroville Dam could collapse and unleash flooding which could leave towns 100 foot underwater  Nearly 200,000 residents evacuated in Butte, Sutter and Yuba counties in Northern California amid fears All 23,000 of the California National Guard have been put on standby to assist the situation and recovery Federal and state officials

100,000 People Are Evacuating Over “Imminent Failure” Of California’s Oroville Dam

Thousands told to leave their homes near huge California dam OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of northern Californians were told to leave their homes Sunday evening, as an emergency spillway in the country’s tallest dam was in danger of failing and unleashing uncontrolled flood waters on towns below The emergency spillway of the Oroville Dam

Lake Oroville FLOWS OVER its emergency spillway for first time in the history of the nation’s tallest dam

Water started flowing over an emergency spillway at the nation’s tallest dam, on Lake Oroville, for the first time Saturday Erosion had damaged the Northern California’s main spillway Water began running over the emergency spillway around 8 a.m., according to California’s Department of Water Resources It was the first time the emergency spillway has been