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pressrelease Fifth Memo from Board of Consultants on Oroville Spillways Available
SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today posted the fifth memo prepared by the independent Board of Consultants (BOC) regarding the spillways at Lake Oroville. Following prior protocol set for the release of all BOC documents, the memo has been released with Critical Energy Infrastructure Information (CEII) redacted. (05/19/2017)
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Oroville spillway Oroville Spillway Incident Update - May 19
The flood control spillway flow is currently at 20,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflow is approximately 12,946 cfs. Current lake elevation is at 829.98 feet. Hyatt Powerplant is currently discharging 5,000 cfs. Total Feather River flow is 19,550 cfs. (05/19/2017)
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Oroville spillway incident Oroville Spillway Incident Update - May 18
The flood control spillway flow is currently at 20,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflow is approximately 21,960 cfs. Current lake elevation is at 832.16 feet. Hyatt Powerplant is currently discharging 5,000 cfs. Total Feather River flow is 20,550 cfs. (05/18/2017)
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Oroville spillway repair DWR Announces Changes to Operations at Lake Oroville Spillways
SACRAMENTO – The following is a regular update from the Department of Water Resources (DWR) on the Lake Oroville Spillways recovery project activities.
Transition from Incident Emergency Response to Incident Emergency Recovery
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) on Sunday completed transition from Incident Emergency Response to Incident Emergency Recovery at the damaged Lake Oroville spillways. (05/17/2017)
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pressrelease $86.3 Million Available for Groundwater Sustainability Plans and Projects
Sacramento –The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has announced the release of its 2017 Draft Proposal Solicitation Package for Groundwater Sustainability Plans and Projects. The grant program is funded by Proposition 1, the $7.5 billion water bond overwhelmingly approved by California voters in 2014. (05/17/2017)
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Oroville sppillway Oroville Spillway Incident Update - May 17
The flood control spillway flow is currently at 20,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflow is approximately 21,912 cfs. Current lake elevation is at 834.29 feet. Hyatt Powerplant is currently discharging 5,000 cfs. Total Feather River flow is 20,550 cfs. (05/17/2017)
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Oroville spillway incident Oroville Spillway Incident Update - May 16
The flood control spillway flow is currently at 20,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflow is approximately 19,008 cfs. Current lake elevation is at 836.22 feet. Hyatt Powerplant is currently discharging 5,000 cfs. Total Feather River flow is 21,050 cfs. (05/16/2017)
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Yolo weirs Recirculate Draft Document for Fremont Weir Adult Fish Passage Modification Project
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) are recirculating for public review the Biological Resources portion (Section 3.5) of the draft Initial Study and Environmental Assessment (IS/EA) and proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for the proposed Fremont Weir Adult Fish Passage Modification Project, located in the northern portion of the Yolo Bypass, approximately 8 miles northeast of Woodland in Yolo County. The draft IS/EA and proposed MND was previously circulated for public review and comment February 3 through March 6, 2017 (State Clearinghouse Number 201702212). (05/15/2017)
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News release DWR announces changes to operations of Lake Oroville Spillway
SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) began making changes to outflows of the main spillway this morning. Notification of the flow change was made to the public in the afternoon on Sunday, May 14. (05/15/2017)
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Oroville crews moving forward Oroville Spillway Incident Update - May 15
The flood control spillway flow is currently at 23,500 cubic feet per second (cfs). Inflow is approximately 25,508 cfs. Current lake elevation is at 838.06 feet. Hyatt Powerplant is currently discharging 5,000 cfs. Total Feather River flow is 24,550 cfs. (05/15/2017)
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