One year after the Oroville Dam spillway crisis, here’s where it stands


Oroville >> Feb. 11 marked one year since water spilled down the Oroville Dam emergency spillway for the first time in history, spelling near-disaster for nearly 188,000 residents downstream.

The Chico ER has put together stories, photo galleries, videos, aerial looks and more to reflect on the last year and look forward at what is to come for the City of Oroville and the dam itself.

One year after crisis, distrust lingers, big questions remain

— Video: Helicopter flyover showing Oroville Dam spillway reconstruction Jan. 26, 2018.

— Photos: An aerial view of the Oroville Dam spillway Jan. 26, 2018.

— Video: Aerial footage of the spillway Jan. 26, 2018.

— Photos: A year’s worth of photos since the spillway ruptured.

— Video: Butte County Counsel and Board of Supervisors Chair on the decades-long struggle with DWR.

How has spillway disaster affected Oroville’s economy?

Editorial: On Oroville relicensing, don’t just delay; start over

Editor David Little: We’ll never see Oroville’s scars heal

Class action lawsuit filed against DWR

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