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The Thanksgiving day fire destroyed the control room of the Thermalito Pumping/Generating Plant, which is located a few miles downstream of Oroville Dam on the Feather River. The facilities are operated by the California Department of Water Resources.
Thursday morning in the Thermalito Pumping/Generating Plant, which is located at Thermalito Afterbay downstream of Oroville Dam. The facilities are operated by the California Department of Water Resources. No one has been injured in the fire, which
The restoration passed a milestone last week with approval of final environmental documents -- meaning construction projects can begin for salmon-friendly alterations, such as bypasses around dams. But the environmental documents also identify a
The fisherman, described only as a 45-year-old Hispanic man, was on the side of the aqueduct around 11:30 a.m. near Butts Road with a friend. After the fisherman fell in, his friend also ended up in the water after trying to pull him back up,
One of the few issues that he did pursue was a "peripheral canal" to carry Sacramento River water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to the California Aqueduct near Tracy, and thence southward. The canal would complete the water plan that Brown'
California Highway Patrol officials say the bodies of a 9-year-old boy and his uncle were found dead in the waters of the California Aqueduct in Hesperia...Todd Weichers says firefighters conducted a swift-water rescue after officials were summoned
The California Department of Water Resources will increase water releases out of Oroville Dam. Now at about 600 cubic feet per second, the flows are expected to climb to 5,000 cfs. This will raise river levels from one to three feet in some locations
California Winds Up Wet Season on the Dry Side First came the dry, then the wet, now the melt Craig Miller In mid-January, much of the Sierra remained snowless. Despite what felt like a late-season deluge, this will go down as a dry winter in
State scientists are conducting the final snow surveys across the Sierra Nevada today to measure the mountain snowpack.The Sierra snowpack provides about one-third of the water for California homes, farms and industry.Scientists will be using
For three months, about all anybody wanted was for it to rain and snow, and it wouldn't. Now, after a wet March and early April, about all most want is a warm, blue-sky day, and maybe a pretty lake...We chose Lake Oroville, where you could cast into