DWR Updates

A drone provides an aerial view of the Lake Oroville Main Spillway as the  California Department of Water Resources increased the water release to 35,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) on Friday afternoon. Main spillway releases will continue to manage lake levels in anticipation of forecast rain and snowmelt. Photo taken March 17, 2023.

DWR is maintaining releases from Lake Oroville to the Feather River at 10,000 cubic feet per second (cfs), with 1,900 cfs flowing through the low-flow channel within the City of Oroville.